National Council for Women

National Council for Women demands women’s rights be ensured in new constitution
Egypt

National Council for Women demands women’s rights be ensured in new constitution

The National Council for Women (NCW) outlined some of the women’s rights it is demanding to be included in the…
Islamist MPs attack family laws and National Council for Women
Egypt

Islamist MPs attack family laws and National Council for Women

A number of MPs expressed their rejection of how members of the National Council for Women were appointed, saying it…
Attendees halt women’s status lecture to protest National Council for Women
Egypt

Attendees halt women’s status lecture to protest National Council for Women

Dozens of attendees halted a public lecture on the status of Egyptian women late Monday, shouting against the chairwoman of…
National Council for Women former secretary general defends policies
Egypt

National Council for Women former secretary general defends policies

There are deliberate attempts to disparage the National Council for Women, Farkhonda Hassan, former secretary general of the council said…
Mervat al-Talawy elected head of National Council for Women
Egypt

Mervat al-Talawy elected head of National Council for Women

Mervat al-Talawy has been elected as head of the National Council for Women and Nehal Aboul Komsan has been elected…
Men to protest return of the National Council for Women
Egypt

Men to protest return of the National Council for Women

A group that advocates for changes to divorce and child custody laws has said its members will stage a protest…
FJP rejects reformation of National Council for Women
Egypt

FJP rejects reformation of National Council for Women

The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has rejected a newly issued law which restructured the semi-official National Council for Women…
Head of National Council for Women to be replaced
Egypt

Head of National Council for Women to be replaced

Farkhonda Hassan, the head of the National Council for Women (NWC), is to be replaced by Mervat al-Talawy, the former…
Lawsuit demands dissolution of National Council for Woman
Egypt

Lawsuit demands dissolution of National Council for Woman

A lawsuit demanding the dissolution of the National Council for Woman (NCW) has been filed against the ruling Supreme Council…
Monitoring body bans pro-Mubarak feminist from travel
Egypt

Monitoring body bans pro-Mubarak feminist from travel

Farkhonda Hassan, the former secretary general of Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW), has been banned from travel by Egypt's…
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