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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...
Egyptian women experience different kinds of violence and recently the violations against female human rights activists and women’s rights defenders have increased. According to the organisation, Nazra for Feminist Studies, the violations against women in Egypt are increasing. These violations...
On Monday an Egyptian court ruled in favour of Hudā Naṣr Allāh, a lawyer who had demanded to inherit the same share as her brothers. This historic ruling was praised by many human rights defenders, Copts and women. The human rights lawyer Hudā Naṣr Allāh wrote on her Facebook page, “Finally a...
Māyā Mursī, President of National Council for Women, delivered a speech on the sidelines of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human Rights in Sharm al-Shaykh, stressing the remarkable progress achieved in the field of woman empowerment and gender equality, and defining this year as a...
The General Authority of Cultural Palaces is holding the seventh scientific conference on Women's culture entitled "Women Defying Disability - From Protection to Empowerment" on April 15th and 16th and organized by the Central Administration for Studies and Research in cooperation with the Coptic...
On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
Dr. Muḥammad Ozalp, CEO of BLOM Bank Egypt, and Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of the National Council for Women, signed a cooperation protocol to support rural women's economic empowerment projects in the extraction of essential oils from aromatic plants and the transformation of waste to organic fertilizer...
Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of the National Council for Women, called every Egyptian woman at home and abroad to participate strongly in the referendum on the constitutional amendments.  
Nabīl Ghabriyyāl, a Coptic lawyer in cassation, called on church representatives, who recently met to discuss the new personal status bill for non-Muslims (the new family law for Copts), to draw up a text organizing the distribution of inheritance for Christians.   
Representative for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Yemen ʿAlī Dahāq stated on Tuesday that available statistics show that the number of children being used in the conflict in Yemen over the past 10 years has risen to 75,000 in different regions.

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