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Celebrating the day, 11 UN entities released a joint press statement kicking off the UNITE! Activism to End Violence against Women and Girls Campaign in which they noted that an estimated one in three women experience gender-based violence during their lifetime.
Guterres said on his message on the the International Day for the Elimination of Voilence against women that voilence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights violation in the world.
The study will be conducted by Tadwein for Gender Studies as part of its activities for the 16 days of activism and this year’s global UNITE! Activism to End Violence against Women and Girls Campaign.
A bright, sunny, cloudless day might seem like the optimal setting for solar cells. But too much sun, and too much heat, can actually reduce the efficiency of photovoltaics.
Novartis solidifies support for breast cancer patients with the Waraha Kessa campaign, empowering patients to share their stories
UN Secretary-General António Guterres celebrates International Day of Girl Child
South Korean, UNFPA delegation visits population awareness club in Sohag
The programme was conducted on the sidelines of another programme, “Development of Women’s Hosting and Guidance Centers”, launched by L’Oreal Egypt in cooperation with Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and Care Egypt, under the patronage of the Ministry of Social Solidarity, to empower women on social and economic levels.
A real-life queen has, in the past decade, been restored in both history books and the hearts of the people of Benin. Queen Tassi Hangbé reigned from 1716 to 1718 and is sometimes credited as founding the corps.
She added that, therefore, the need to hear the voice of women and women in leadership positions should be emphasised when it comes to climate action.
She congratulated all Egyptian women on what has been achieved so far and all the glass barriers that have been broken, stressing that this progress is noticeable in all areas.
The knowledge sharing seminar is a gathering for policy-oriented discourse where government policy makers and practitioners share their first-hand knowledge and experiences from the front of their administration.
S. Korea’s Haenyeo are old-fashioned female divers that aim to preserve marine environment
All along West Africa’s coastline, women play a vital role in the fisheries sector as processors, traders and distributors. But they face many challenges – like job insecurity, a lack of finance, availability of fish and child care – and they’re also vulnerable to shocks, like the COVID pandemic. Simplistic assessments by government and nongovernmental …
Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related death in women worldwide. While advances in treatment and early detection mean that more women are surviving breast cancer, these women face an increased risk of second breast cancers.
The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) and Seven Circles Consultancy’s ‘Empowering Through Initiative’ partnered up to publish the ‘Empowering Women through Cooking’ (EWC) cookbook in Egypt. EWCEgypt features the recipes of 54 women from a variety of nationalities and religious and socio-economic backgrounds, who are currently living in the country. The recipes are accompanied by stories of empowerment, insights …
The campaign aims to raise the awareness of business owners and companies about the importance of applying both concepts to empower women and to offer them equal work opportunities.
She Strikes aims to bring Egypt’s leading Women closer to the young aspiring minds who wish to learn from them and hope to one day succeed and strike like them.
The summit aims to serve as a platform to facilitate the exchange of experiences, ideas, and good practices in order to meet current challenges affecting the gender equality agenda globally
First environmentally friendly ‘Ma`edet Rahman’ also aims to reduce food waste
The Council stated that it had monitored different series, shows, and advertisements on TV, radio, newspapers, and websites during Ramadan, stressing that the makers of TV and radio works abided by the Council’s recommendations in this regard.
117k children in age group from 10 to 17 years are married in Egypt
Gender equality is global challenge which requires cooperation between countries
Appreciating the efforts and achievements of the Egyptian government for gender equality through various initiatives like the 2030 National Women’s Strategy, Hong reiterated the Korean government’s will to support the agenda, hoping that such cooperation will “make a society where gender equality is [commonplace] so no one needs to stress it.”
Ma’aradha is being held in celebration of International Women’s Month and to shed light on Egyptian women’s self-expression and leadership capabilities.
Programme helps teach safe self-defence, response mechanisms to use in case of witnessing street harassment
‘Decent Life’ dedicates EGP 800bn to 58 million citizens, 50% of whom are women: Maya Morsi
“We can only welcome the firm gender policy measures taken by the Egyptian government in recent years that go beyond eliminating violence against women to protect and foster women’s economic and political rights,” he added.
Balance between social life, career is biggest challenge facing women in scientific research field
The pandemic has highlighted even more starkly an age-old truth: the roots of patriarchy run deep. We still live in a male-dominated world with a male-dominated culture.