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The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Egypt praised the efforts of the National Council for Women for guaranteeing the adoption of a gender perspective in Egypt’s plan to fight COVID-19.  This gender perspective is clear from the first policy paper...
The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, praised Egypt for providing substantial support for women to face the consequences of coronavirus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said that she is pleased with the existing cooperation between the...
The United Nations condemned the tragic death of Nadā, a twelve-year-old girl from Asyūṭ, who died while getting circumcised by a doctor.  The UN said in a statement that they are shocked by senseless deaths like these, which continue to happen in 2020 despite gainful advances to end this harmful...
Today the president of the National Council for Women, Dr. Māyā Mursī, welcomed Dr. Harbeen Arora, the founder of the Women Economic Forum, to discuss the final preparations for the forum which will be held in Egypt for the first time in March under the patronage of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī...
The National Council for Women wrote an official complaint to Google administrators asking them to take down the music video “Salmonella” by the singer Tamīm. In the complaint, the Council points out that the song contains disrespectful language to women, undermines their rights, and openly incites...
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...

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