National Council for Women

New cabinet has 6 female ministers for the first time in Egypt’s history
Egypt

New cabinet has 6 female ministers for the first time in Egypt’s history

“The merciful heart of the revolution,” a title given by late President Gamal Abdel Nasser to Hikmat Abu Zaid, the…
Egyptian lawyer referred to court for inciting rape, sexual harassment
Egypt

Egyptian lawyer referred to court for inciting rape, sexual harassment

Cairo’s Public Prosecution referred lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh to the State Security Misdemeanor Court on Sunday over charges of “disrupting civil…
Egypt’s central bank considers obligating banks to classify loans and deposits by gender
Economy

Egypt’s central bank considers obligating banks to classify loans and deposits by gender

Egypt’s central bank is considering requiring banks to report the breakdown of their loan and deposit figures according to the…
Egypt’s parliament to discuss bill that criminalizes domestic violence
Egypt

Egypt’s parliament to discuss bill that criminalizes domestic violence

The Egyptian Parliament is considering a discussion of a suggested draft bill by the National Council for Women that puts punitive…
31 Egyptian female expatriates participate in Cairo conference
Egypt

31 Egyptian female expatriates participate in Cairo conference

For the first time, Egypt is shedding light on the role of Egyptian women abroad, as part of the “Taa…
NCW analyzes portrayal of women in this Ramadan’s dramas
Egypt

NCW analyzes portrayal of women in this Ramadan’s dramas

The media committee of the National Council for Women (NCW), headed by Suzan al-Qelliny, has analyzed the image of the…
Women’s council hails MPs defense of women’s representation in parliament
Egypt

Women’s council hails MPs defense of women’s representation in parliament

The National Council for Women (NCW) has praised female MPs for defending women’s rights to representation in parliamentary committees. The House…
Women’s council backs woman allegedly assaulted by police on metro
Egypt

Women’s council backs woman allegedly assaulted by police on metro

The National Council of Women has voiced “legal solidarity” with Walaa Saad, the woman featured in a viral video showing…
Maya Morsy elected head of women’s council
Egypt

Maya Morsy elected head of women’s council

Several members of the National Council for Women have declared Maya Morsy as winner of head of the council, succeeding…
NCW opens center for Syrian refugee rehabilitation
Egypt

NCW opens center for Syrian refugee rehabilitation

The National Council for Women (NCW) opened a center for the rehabilitation of Syrian refugees in Cairo on Sunday. The center,…
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