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Top female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders from fintech and design sectors have been invited to share their expertise
UK, Egypt share strong commitment to supporting female contribution to global peace and security, says British Ambassador to Egypt
Egypt ranked first in MENA region in terms of gender-sensitive measures taken to support women, achieving a full score of 21
Lamia Kamel, CEO at public relations firm CC Plus and Founder of Narrative Summit, is an avid supporter of women’s empowerment.
The minister’s remarks came during her participation in the UN’s Women Political Leaders Session on Thursday, which occurred as part of the celebrations for the UN’s 75th Anniversary.
Divisions have appeared relating to women’s participation in the workforce, and their productivity if they work from home whilst caring for children
Total of 116 violent crimes occurred against women in 6M 2020
Gender-based violence increased during coronavirus, so face masks were designed to raise awareness on this issue, says Hadia Abdel Fattah
Several female journalists, from Egypt and elsewhere in Middle East, have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations
Egypt’s Prosecutor General ordered investigation into alleged gang rape at Fairmont, after receiving a report from National Council of Women about incident
The platform, which was held in the form of a webinar, saw the ministry and NCW join forces with the World Economic Forum. It represents the first of its kind in the Africa and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.
Women make up 49% and girls 23% of all victims of human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the most common form of exploitation, followed by forced labor
Participation of women is macro-critical, it is no longer lip service, says Al-Mashat
It is a national public-private collaboration model enabling the government and businesses to take decisive action on closing economic gender gaps, the Ministry of International Cooperation explained in a press statement on Monday.
They are also more vulnerable to these elements, according to Engee Soliman, strategic partnerships and advocacy unit manager at Plan International Egypt.
Accelerator to provide economic opportunities for women to recover from COVID-19 pandemic, says Maya Morsi
A founder and early leader of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Lewis led protests against racial injustice in an era in which apartheid was still rampant in the American South
UNFPA says if lockdown continues for 6 months, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives.
Why sexually assaulted women take so long to speak out?
Egypt’s public prosecution investigates young man over rape, assault allegations
A group of girls created an Instagram account, collecting evidence against a young man that includes testimonies on numerous rape incidents committed by him
Daily exercise and a balanced diet, including fresh fruit and vegetables, fortified with a lot of vitamins, is recommended, says nutrition expert
Social media can help people find out more about themselves and discover new talents they never knew existed, says Yousri
95% of complaints related to social and economic needs, Aml Abd El Moneim
Since then, Mohamed has been singing for the medical staff and patients at the quarantine hospital, providing relief and a much needed breather. This has been a time of great stress and pressure on healthcare workers, as Mohamed herself reported, saying she felt depressed at the beginning of her work at the quarantine hospital.
Meanwhile, 60% of all children live in one of the 82 countries with a full (7% of countries) or partial (53%) lockdown, accounting for 1.4 billion youth who have had their learning affected, according to latest UNICEF figures.
From Ariel’s powerful #ShareTheLoad engagement to Barbie telling us ‘You Can Be Anything’, there are some fantastic examples of brands actively shifting the conversation to include women, and expand on their contributions to the world we live in.
NCW President Maya Morsy confirmed that the report monitors all policies and procedures taken by the authorities.
Entreprenelle mainly aims to support local women economically by educating, training and linking them to all the possible entrepreneurship resources.
In an effort to support women with breast cancer and out of its eagerness to be part of all humanitarian initiatives aimed at developing and supporting women in general and the Egyptian community in specific, Orange Egypt has announced its participation in the “21 Days” campaign launched by Baheya’s Foundation in cooperation with the National Council for Women for early detection and treatment of breast cancer.