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53% of listed companies have at least one female board member, with women accounting for only 10.8% of 242 listed companies’ board seats
Crime rates increased significantly in H2 of 2020, reaching 299 cases of gender-based violence, says Nagwa Ramadan
Award provides Arab platform for exchanging best practices, experiences in field of Arab regional administrative development and governmental experiences
The Commercial International Bank (CIB) announced, on Tuesday, that it has been included on the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The Bloomberg GEI is the world’s comprehensive, investment-quality data source on gender equality at publicly-held companies. The 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index includes 380 global companies spanning 11 sectors, representing 44 countries and regions. Collectively, the …
Inclusion is bank’s third consecutive year of recognition for its strides in gender equality
Egyptian government has taken leap forward by adopting policies, carrying out reforms related to Gender Parity: Al-Mashat
Draft law to increase penalty on abusive husbands with imprisonment for 3-5 years
Toughening penalty for FGM is new victory for girls’ rights: National Council for Childhood and Motherhood
Many Egyptian women suffer marital rape yet are given no recourse to legal or religious protection
The Ministry of International Cooperation has revealed that it is currently executing 34 projects, worth a total of $3.3bn, targeting gender equality in Egypt.
The fatal incident, which took place in the Cairo district of Maadi, caused Mariam Mohamed’s immediate death at the scene.
FRA granted non-banking financial activities companies 50% reduction in development fee or service charge according to percentage of women they employ
Cairo’s Economic Court has sentenced sexual assault defendant Ahmed Bassam Zaki to three-year imprisonment for misusing social media.
NCW, Plan International Egypt organize regional conference on violence against women and girls and COVID-19
Under the initiative, IFC will launch a peer learning platform that brings together Egyptian companies to exchange knowledge on best practices in creating more flexible and inclusive workplaces.
Shoeib will oversee the performing arts, leadership, teaching, and training curricula. She will also lead teams, establish and manage the integration of the performing arts into the general curricula, as well as helping students to participate in various plays inside and outside the school.
Maya Morsi, President of the NCW, said that the campaign aims to raise awareness of the FGM’s harms, and to call on parents to reject this inhuman crime, noting that raising individual awareness is an essential part of addressing this serious problem.
Egypt’s National Council for Women launched 16-day campaign to combat violence against women, which will continue until 10 December
NCW paper aims to shed light on the legislative framework for the current legal protection of women under the constitution and national laws
The event joined the global community in launching the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 day period commences every year on 25 November, which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until International Human Rights Day on 10 December.
In January, British royal family allowed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to step back from royal duties. The couple now live in the US state of California
Thus women rights activists and organisations are calling for action to be taken to protect young girls and women from the violence they are exposed to.
El-Adl is one of the most acknowledged cartoonists across the globe for her work that addresses women’s issues, including harassment and female genital mutilation
A year ago, at the landmark Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, the world came together to commit to ending preventable maternal death, the unmet need for contraception, and gender-based violence and harmful practices like child marriage and female genital mutilation, by 2030. At that Summit, more than 8,000 delegates from 170 countries made 1,250 financial and other commitments in support of sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The workshop tackled different topics including issues affecting children, particularly girls, and how media can cover such issues in a way that respects child rights, adhering to the national and international child rights conventions
Eradicating all barriers to girls’ development will be pivotal in post-COVID-19 recovery, attainment of UN SDGs
Initiative aims to raise awareness among Egyptians on domestic violence, educate people what to do if they themselves are exposed to such abuse
Experts from Dell Technologies, Google, YouTube provided insights into accelerating start-ups during forum
Breast Cancer is the most common type of cancer among Egyptian women, and is estimated to be the cause of 22% of all cancer-related female deaths in the country.
Sexual harassment, or exposure to gender-based violence, has varied and far-reaching impact on women and girls, says Nahla Abdel Tawab