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During holidays, Egyptian media monitors sexual harassment in streets, parks, and in front of cinemas, particularly in downtown Cairo and popular areas. Usually, on the following day the front pages filled with stories about women being sexually harassed on the first day of Eid. However, this year...
Director of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights Nihād Abū al-Qumṣān said that Shaykh of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib’s statements on women’s rights are like an ʿĪd al-Fiṭr gift to women.
The Egyptian Centre for Women's Rights (ECWR) has completely rejected the new personal status law.  In the first reading of the law, which was issued by the Egyptian Cabinet and published in al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ on February 23, the ECWR found it shocking and not appropriate for the times since it...
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights organized a conference entitled "Participation of Women and Youth in Local Councils: a Shift towards Real Democracy."
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...
This paper was prepared by the two interns from India
The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights expressed its deep displeasure from the position of the salafīs’ negative position regarding the appointment of a women as Governor, whereby they used religion to affect the feelings of the simple [poor, undereducated] sectors of the Egyptian population...
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights has prepared a new draft personal status law, and will hold a number of sessions for discussion. The Center says that it took two full years to prepare the new draft law.
President `Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s announcement as 2017 being the Year of the Woman renewed hopes of female jurists and feminists that the new year will see more pleasant events, giving women more rights and gains which are currently absent.
    Lawyer Nihād ʾAbū al-Qamsān, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights called for the need for a law that balances marital relations. ʾAbū al-Qamsān called for the law to be based on justice and in accordance with Islamic law to serve the purpose of abiding by...

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