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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.
Minister of Tourism Dr. Rāniyā al-Mashāṭ spoke at the closing session of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa. The forum was held on the 6th and 7th of April in the Dead Sea region of Jordan.
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...
A decision has been made to appoint special officers to join the departments for the protection of propriety, event management and the Tourism and Antiquities Police in order to investigate the harassment of women. This is to ensure an appropriate environment for reporting and investigation of...
The head of Egypt's National Council for Women Rights (ENCW), Mrs. Mervat al-Tallāwī called on countries members to adopt the resolution approved upon in 2008 on Egypt to be the center of the Council.
“Despite their active participation in all the events of the Revolution and their standing side by side with men, evolving currents on the political scene are working on throwing their (women) social status quo back to the ages of oppression and discrimination”, said Mirvat Tallāwī, president of...
The National Council for Women's Rights expressed its strong dismay at the absence from the draft Constitution of several fundamental texts and articles protecting the rights of women and children.
Coinciding with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, task forces comprising university students, founders of movements fighting sexual harassment and members of the National Council for Women will embark on a campaign to collect one million signatures to stress...
The Salafī Front, in a statement on Sunday (October 28), refused to send a Coptic girl, who disappeared since late last month and has reportedly converted to Islam and married a Muslim young man, back to her family in Mersa Matrouh. [Mustafá Rahūmah, Sa’īd Hijāzī and Muhammad Bakhāt, al-Watan, Oct...
Ambassador Mirvat al-Talāwī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women, said that all Egyptian feminist organizations and women-backing coalitions and groups called for protests at 11:00 am on Monday (October 22) outside the Syndicate of Journalists to defend the rights of 44 million Egyptian...
Ambassador Mirvat al-Talāwī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW), criticized some members of the constitution-drafting assembly, saying there were attempts to bring women 100 years backward. “The constitution being drafted at present will influence the future of Egypt and...
Dubbed ‘Together for the development of Egypt’ [Maʿan li-Tanmiyyat Miṣr] the bilateral project between Maṣr Al-Kheir Foundation and the Episcopal Church’s objective is to revive the spirit of Egyptian nationalism.  The closing ceremony was celebrated by a number of civil society leaderships and...
Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), said that amendments to the inheritance law need to be made to eliminate the injustice done to Egyptian women. She demanded women to claim their inheritance in accordance to the new amendments that impose imprisonment and sanctions...
Ambassador Mirvat Tillāwī, Head of the National Council for Women, stated that during her participation in the population and development conference that was recently held in New York, she felt a regression against women’s rights. She added that this is not only in Islamic countries, but added that...
Today, Pope Tawāḍrūs II received at the Coptic Orthodox papal headquarter in al-ʿAbbasiya the Chaldean Catholic Metropolitan of Teheran Ramzi Garmo, and Monsignor Philip Nijm, Bishop of the Chaldean Diocese in Egypt.
We now face a complex and contradictory scene; while we have the political will to directly support women, we are also confronted with a flood of extremist fatwās that are aimed at undermining women and their role in society.  Generations of young extremists without an identity are being formed as...
The National Council for Women in Egypt welcomed the appointment of the first Egyptian blind presenter on TV satellite channels. The National Council for Women, headed by Dr. Māya Mursī, and all its members, thanked the family of the program "al-Safīrah ʿAzīzah", which is broadcast on the channel "...
Nevine Mus’ad, a member of National Council of Women (NCW), stated that the NCW delegation's visit of the to the women’s prison in Qanātir, on July 7 aimed at surveying the situation of the prisoners. 
Ambassador Ihāb Badawī, the spokesman for the presidency, stated that the President instructed Prime Minister Eng. Ibrahīm Mahlab to form a ministerial committee, in which the Azhar and the Church shall take part. 
Ambassador Mirvat al-Tillāwī, head of the National Council for Women, has reportedly dismissed the delegation of the EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) at a conference held Saturday (May 31), in the Cairo Opera House, to discuss women’s participation in the presidential elections.

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