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30.8% of Egyptian females over 10 are illiterate, says study
International bodies praised increasing women’s representation in parliament to 25%
The GES UNDP country offices’ aim is to integrate gender equality into all aspects of their development work.
Morsi noted that this committee will prepare a content analysis to produce a report on the media’s treatment of the image and issues of women in regards to the media code established by the NCW’s media committee and approved by the Supreme Council for Media Regulation.
Women own 27% of bank accounts in Egypt, says NCW’s president
Women’s empowerment incorporated in Egypt’s 2014 constitution
Women are secret to states’ development, as they raise children to love patriotism: Tallawy
The Central Bank of Egypt, the National Council for Women (NCW), and the 50th Forum announced the opening of registration for the first phase of the “women leading the future” programme, which is the first of its kind in a partnership between the government and the private sector. This came during a general meeting, which …
Al-Tahawy demanded that media outlets correct his previous comments to confirm his full respect for women
“It’s not a political issue but a social and cultural one,” said social expert during NCW conference
82.3% of eye witnesses to the harassment do not interfere or help the victim, says Harassmap
The incident allegedly took place in Shubra Al-Kheima over a week ago
Council to reform its branches in different Egyptian governorates
The new tripartite strategy involves prevention, protection and intervention, and will include raising awareness, and the rehabilitation of those perpetrating violence as well as their victims.
National council for women criticises lack of female decision makers in Al-Sisi’s government
Protesters gather outside the Opera House to address sexual assault, gender inequality
Child marriage and seats in parliament among topics discussed
The National Council for Women outlined its resistance to the 2012 constitution, declaring the Brotherhood’s rule as the “worst and most cruel” for women
The National Council of Women criticises Western media coverage of Morsi ousting
National Council for Women denies having a role in distributing Tamarod petition forms
Fouada Watch launches new campaign to fight violence in schools and universities
The Egyptian Minister of Information has done it yet again. In a press conference last Thursday, Salah Metwally Abdel Maqsoud repeated the innuendo that got him in trouble only a week before. Receiving questions on the journalistic content of state TV from a female journalist, who accused him of offering the same content as the …
National Council for Women addresses the Shura Council’s attack on the UN’s declaration against violence towards women
Egyptian women experience various forms of discrimination in public and private life. One of the biggest results of discrimination is violence. Although the media condemns violence and raises awareness about its enormity in some outlets, it has been accused of accidently perpetuating violence as well. Daily News Egypt investigates how violence against Egyptian women is covered in both printed and televised media.
Despite several reservations from countries such as Iran and Egypt, the declaration was signed unanimously
Women from various political parties and movements will march from Talaat Harb to the press syndicate on International Women’s Day
Pakinam Al-Sharkawi spoke on the status of women in Egypt at the UN Commission on the Status of Women
The general pattern of sexual harassment indicates attacks could be organised, says Amnesty report
Women’s groups were hopeful that the elections law would guarantee greater representation for women
National Council for Women condemns claims of abuse at polling stations during referendum