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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.
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...
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...
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 "...
In an effort to combat violence against women, and in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) launched a campaign called: ‘Your life is but a number of stations…Don’t let one [station] stop you from going on!’ In order to reach a larger...
 In this report, Misr al-‘Arabīyah [masralarabia.com] monitors reactions of experts and specialists to the report recently released by the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt on the explicit and violence against women scenes in the Egyptian TV drama during the month of Ramadan.
The Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW), led by Dr. Māyā Mursī, has recently adopted door-to-door campaigns to reach out to women in the poorest and most deprived villages across Egypt to raise awareness of women about a number of women-related issues, and how to empower women politically,...
Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women, opened the activities of the third phase of the Together for Homeland Service Program launched by the National Council for Women a few months ago in cooperation with the Ministry of Awqāf and Egyptian churches. 
At a conference organized by the National Council for Women for Muslim women preachers and Christian nuns on Tuesday, Bishop Dāniyyāl of Ma’ādī, who attended on behalf of Pope Tawādrūs, said that respect and acceptance of others requires providing good education aimed at building individuals who...
In the “Ma`ann fī khidmat al-watan” (Serving the Homeland Together) Conference organized by the National Council for Women (NCW) to open an interactive dialogue with Muslim women preachers and Christian nuns who can play a role in raising the awareness of women in Egypt, Dr. Māya Mursī, president...
  Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women, said that the council called on the Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches to nominate nuns and servants of the church from their part.
Dr. Māya Mursī, head of the National Council for Women (NCW), confirmed that the phenomenon of harassment has risen significantly across the world. She called on the Waqf (Endowment) Dā'iyāt (Muslim female preachers) to educate mothers about the ethics and values their sons should follow, pointing...
Headed by Dr. Māya Mursi, chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW), the opening ceremony of the training program for female preachers and nuns is to be held on July 5, coming Tuesday, at Al-Safīr Hotel, Cairo. It is expected that representatives from the Ministry of Endowments, the...
Dr. Māya Mūrsī, chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW), will take part this Saturday in the round table discussion theme “In light of the challenges facing societal development in Egypt”, which will discuss the most important developmental programs that can be adopted to support...
Dr. Māya Morsī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), commented on the report issued by the World Bank's working group on promoting women economic empowerment in business, and on the legal obstacles to achieving women economic empowerment. 
Dr. Māya Morsī, head of the National Council for Women (NCW) called on the media and their outlets to support NCW's awareness campaigns that criminalize female circumcision, and to help anti-circumcision organizations in their relevant efforts, saying “Broadcasting awareness campaigns are expensive...
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