National Council for Women

National Council for Women collects citizen suggestions on new constitution
Egypt

National Council for Women collects citizen suggestions on new constitution

 The National Council for Women have started a campaign entitled “Write your Constitution” to survey Egyptians around the country on…
Women’s rights council forms committee to monitor women’s rights
Egypt

Women’s rights council forms committee to monitor women’s rights

Mervat al-Tellawy, head of the National Council for Women (NCW), announced the formation of a watchdog committee to monitor women's…
Women’s rights organisations submit proposal to constitutional committee
Egypt

Women’s rights organisations submit proposal to constitutional committee

In coordination with other women’s rights organisations, the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights on Monday submitted a proposal to the…
Salafis demand end to women’s rights body, ballet
Egypt

Salafis demand end to women’s rights body, ballet

Salafi MPs made controversial statements during a Shura Council session Tuesday. The Shura Council is currently the sole legislative body…
Special female police unit to combat violence against women
Egypt

Special female police unit to combat violence against women

The head of Egypt's National Council for Women Mervat al-Tallawy met Wednesday with members of a new special unit of…
Shura Council ends rule putting women at top of electoral lists
Egypt

Shura Council ends rule putting women at top of electoral lists

  The Shura Council gave initial approval on Tuesday of amendments to the House of Representatives election law that could…
Opposition slams new law on National Council for Women
Egypt

Opposition slams new law on National Council for Women

The president of Reform and Development Party, Anwar Esmat al-Sadat, rejected plans by the Shura Council to discuss a new…
Rights council: Ban Egyptian men from marrying Syrian refugees
Egypt

Rights council: Ban Egyptian men from marrying Syrian refugees

The National Council for Women has petitioned state authorities to ban the marriage of Egyptian men to Syrian refugees.
Is the Brotherhood feigning a feud with the women’s council?
Egypt

Is the Brotherhood feigning a feud with the women’s council?

A face-off between the Muslim Brotherhood and the National Council for Women (NCW) over a newly ratified United Nations declaration…
PM asks NCW to draft bill fighting violence against women
Egypt

PM asks NCW to draft bill fighting violence against women

Prime Minister Hesham Qandil asked the National Council for Women to quickly finish drafting a law to protect women from…
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