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For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
The Solidarity Committee of the House of Representatives has finished discussing a bill to support Egyptian women said to be finalized and sent to the council’s registrar to be included on the agenda of plenary sessions.
Nada Samīr, head of the Social Aids Committee at Miṣr Foundation for Health and Sustainable Development, said that the development of the implementation plan for the first phase of the Dignified Life Initiative is under way among the partner NGOs of the initiative under the direct follow-up and...
The Egyptian Ministry for Migration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad organized a conference to officially establish "Egypt Can" organization as one of the result of a series of conferences entitled "Egypt Can", in the presence of Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of Migration and Egyptian Affairs...
Ghādā Wālī, Minister of Social Solidarity, said that a new law had been drafted to replace Law 70 of 2017 in order to facilitate the government’s goal to strengthen community-based work and social development. She explained that the final draft meets most of the concerns of community-based...
Meanwhile, Minister of Insurances and Social Affairs Dr. Najwá Khalīl said the ministry has so far approved giving a legal license to 4,000 civil society organizations since the beginning of this year, which is equal to all associations approved throughout all of 2011.
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...
  On Monday November 10, the deadline for NGOs to register under the Ministry of Social Solidarity ends. This amendment to the law of 2002 which dates back to Mubarak-era places NGOs under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Solidarity. This affects more than 47,000 employees should the...
Human rights activists requested that the Ministry of Social Solidarity extend the deadline for several human rights organizations to validate their status, as they believe that the expiry of the previous 45-day deadline was a violation of the right to assemble and organize as guaranteed by...
Doctor Andre al-Zakī, the President of the Fellowship of Middle Eastern Evangelical Churches and the Vice President of the Evangelical Coptic Church, expressed a number of opinions in an in-depth interview with al-Mogaz. Chief among them is his view on the general situation in Egypt: that after two...

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