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Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
The President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Dr. Maya Mursī participated in the 25th Global Edition of the Annual Women Economic Forum 2019 held on the theme ‘Re-imagining Societies: Reclaiming Humanity with Gender Equality’ from 11 to 16 April 2019 in India.   
The Official Spokesperson of the Coptic Catholic Church Hanī Bakhūm revealed the details of the meeting held by the leaders of the Christian denominations in the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of ‘Abbassīa attended by the legal advisers of all the denominations to reach a unified draft for...
The Governor of Banī Suīf, Hānī ‘Abdul-Gabir, received a report on the action taken by the Human Rights Unit in his governorate to respond to a complaint filed by a woman with special needs due to a family dispute on an agricultural plot owed to her. After field examination and inspection, the unit...
The spouse of the Egyptian Ambassador to Austria Omar Amir met with Dr. Aīāt Khalīfa and the board members of the General Association for the Egyptian Women and Family in the Egyptian Embassy in Vienna. The meeting comes within the frame of supporting the Egyptian civil society institutions in...
In an interview on Al-Mehwar TV channel, Hiba ‘Abd el ‘Aziz (head of the Women and Social Issues Unit of the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies) said that women represent between 49 and 52% of the Egyptian population, adding that their representation in Parliament has now reached up to 15% and...
There are currently intensive moves made by the Parliament and various state institutions towards the finalization of a personal status law draft in order to control the family disintegration and maintain the stability in society.  MP Muhammad Fūad said that the existing Personal Status Law no...
Yesterday, the leaders of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical and Episcopal churches met at the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-‘Abbasīa with the legal advisors for discussing the articles of the new Personal Status Law for Egypt’s Christians.   
The 1st Women’s Empowerment Forum was opened in Egypt’s Public Library in presence of al-Isma’līa Governor Hamdī ‘Othmān along with a large group of MPs, secretaries of ministries and executive leaders in al-Isma’līa governorate.   
The Social Solidarity Minister Ghāda Wālī announced that some amendments have been introduced to the Operating Regulation of the Women’s Hosting and Guidance Shelters in an aim to improve their services.   
Pope Tuwadrus II held a meeting with the Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Ishaq and the President of the Evangelical Community in Egypt Andrīa Zakī at St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbasīa for discussing a unified draft for the Personal Status law of Christians.   
Māya Mursī congratulated Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of Immigration, on launching the "Egypt Can" Foundation, stressing that Makram is an honorable example of the Egyptian woman who managed to reach and succeed in the most important files in the country.
Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, the Minister of Investment and Co-operation, took part in a council on the rise of the Arab woman, including events of the World Economic Forum at the Dead Sea in Jordan. Safāna Rabīʿ Dahlān, Human rights activist and lawyer in Saudi Arabia, and Princess Dīnā Miraʿad, Jordanese...
Dr. Māyā Mūrsī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women, spoke at the opening session of the conference entitled "Empowering Young Women Leaders from Local Councils ... Voices of Women: Stage Two." The conference was organized by the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights, which strives to equip...
For the third time in one week, two women wearing the niqāb assaulted a 30-year-old woman of the name Nārīmān Samuel by severely beating her, cutting her hair by force and threw her out of the metro’s women-only car. [Mamdūh Hasan and Ahmad Sa’d, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Nov. 13, p. 3] Read original...
Women members of the Muslim Brotherhood threatened to refrain from practicing da’wah (call) activities and protest outside the Irshād (Guidance) Office against denying them membership of the office, administrative bureaus in governorates and the group’s general and gubernatorial Shūrá Council. [...
His Holiness Pope Tawādrūs II received in the papal headquarters of the Coptic Orthodox Church Dr. Sulṭān al-Ramīthī, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders and ʿUmar al-Barīkī, Executive Director of the Council. 
In al-Ahrām of December 11, Margaret 'Āzir, the first Coptic woman to enter parliament through elections, said that the Islamist majority at the People's Assembly should not be a cause for concerns.
In a previous article, the author tackled the issue that Islam cannot be considered a rule of state, but a matter of faith, in particular because the schools of Islam have not given a decisive written opinion nor was this issue [of equity in inheritance] a matter imposed by force.Hence, the...
Minister of Civil Aviation Samīr ‘Imbābī ended a crisis between EgyptAir and flight hostesses after approving 21 out of 23 requests to wear the hijāb but declined to respond to any financial demands due to ailing financial conditions in the national carrier. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Misryūn, Nov...

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