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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...
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...
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.  
Hiba Hajras, a member of the National Council for Women and Rapporteur of the Committee on Women with Disabilities, met with the wife of Pakistani President and First Lady Samina Alvi on the sidelines of a high-level global meeting to discuss planning for a World Report on Technology for Persons...
Egypt's Tourism Minister Dr. Rāniyā al-Mashāṭ participated in a discussion session entitled “Global Initiatives for Empowering Women and Closing Gender Gaps in Job Opportunities” as a part of the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit held during the period from 23 to 24...
The interview with Ambassador Mona Omar was held at the Diplomatic Club, in Cairo on 7th July; the discussion was fully recorded with the Ambassador’s permission.  This text was presented to Ambassador Mona Omar on July 21, 2019. The Ambassador had no objections to publishing this text. Ambassador...
  Summary: The Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, took part in the first sessions of the National Consultation on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt, entitled “Legislative reforms and governmental efforts to support women’s economic empowerment...
Dr. Najlāʾ al-ʿAdlī, head of the international cooperation and external communications committee for the National Council for Women, delivered a speech during the second session of the Specialized Technical Committee of the African Union for Transport and Trans-boundary Infrastructure, Regions,...
The Egyptian TV Network ‘al-Ḥayāh’ has announced the suspension of television presenter Rīhām Saʿīd and the ‘Ṣabāyā’ programme she hosts, after she insulted obese women in a recent episode. The network stated that this suspension will continue until the investigation of the Supreme Council for...

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