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Minister of Justice, Ahmad al-Zind, said that the necessary measures are being taken to pass legislation that will remove all obstacles that impede the functioning of justice, as well as remove loopholes that some use as a weapon to withhold rights.
Assistant to Social Solidarity Minister, Nevīn al-Qabbāj, said that the Ministry has established eight centers to host and guide women, and to protect them from violence, in partnership with relevant NGOs.
Center for Gender Social Studies organized a conference at Safir Hotel, Gīza, to launch a projects map on social gender-based violence. The initial map's objective is to compile studies and researches on violence performed by 25 anti-violence organizations countrywide.
In the past, we used to wear short dresses that were above the knee and no one was to opposed this. But now, despite the spread of the Hijāb and Niqāb, cases of harassment are rampant, reaching unprecedented levels. So let’s go back to short clothes, to force men to respect our bodies. That is the...
The United Nations launched the "Safe Cities from Violence against Women and Girls” global program in Egypt. The overall purpose of Safe Cities is to improve the quality of life for the people in 20 countries, including India, Ruwanda, and Papua New-Guinea.
A doctor has become the first in Egypt to be convicted of female genital mutilation, seven years after the widely practiced procedure was first criminalized in the country.
Five women’s rights activists released in China  On Monday, the Chinese police released five female human rights activists who were detained last month during International Women’s Day celebrations. The five women, who belong to a Chinese women’s rights association, will remain under police...
Al-Azhar: Calls to remove the veil is an assault on Muslim women  Al-Azhar declared its rejection of calls to remove the veil, which some journalists are encouraging, considering this to be an assault upon the dignity of Muslim women. It also declared that it is not permissible for men to ask women...
Tallāwī signs a memorandum of understanding to protect women against violence  Ambassador Mirvat Tallāwī, General Coordinator for the Arab Women Organization, signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday with Muhammad al-Nāsrī, the representative for the UN for Women in Egypt. This memorandum...
In a solidarity movement with the United Nations' International Day For the Elimination Of Violence Against Women in particular in Egypt and the Middle East region, a group of 15 young women stood on the steps of Cairo's Journalists’ Syndicate on Tuesday night with black make-up around their eyes,...

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