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Egypt's former minister of Family and Population, Dr. Mūshīra Khattāb, denounced the delay in promulgating the Church Construction Law, saying: “The country is challenged by a discrimination of rights which are endorsed in the Constitution.”
The article provides an overview of the quota assigned to women in Egypt’s People’s Assembly, and a brief history of women’s participation in the political scene in the country.
The author discusses Ambassador Khattāb’s comments about his article regarding the American Presbyterian Church’s interference in the Child Law. He also critiques interference of NGOs utilizing foreign funds in Egyptian governmental affairs.
The article discusses the relations between NGOs and donor organizations, pointing to the specifics involving the Child’s Law.
In the article, a new legislation prevents marriage before the age of 18 and allows mothers to call their babies by their own names has stirred huge controversy on the religious level.
Religious, medical, and social milieus in Egypt witness heated discussions about the legitimacy of female circumcision. The Muftī of the republic considers it H...
The author analyzes the crisis of issuing Fatwás in terms of the discord status among official bodies of Fatwá, and their claims of monopolizing the Islām.
A conference held at the Azhar University, attended by Muslim scholars and medical doctors from Africa, Asia and Europe, condemns female circumcision and denies that it is a religious practice.
A German foundation finances a conference aimed at convincing Muslim scholars to prohibit female circumcision.
A law to ban female circumcision is posed for discussion and the ‘Ulamā’ seem to differ in their views on the issue.
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