women rights

Egypt becomes the world’s first country to adopt UNDP’s ‘Gender Equality Seal’
Egypt

Egypt becomes the world’s first country to adopt UNDP’s ‘Gender Equality Seal’

The World Tourism Organization (WTO) praised the announcement made on Wednesday by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism that the tourism…
PM meets head of National Council for Women
Egypt

PM meets head of National Council for Women

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli met Wednesday with President of the National Council for Women Maya Morsi to follow up on…
Egypt still suffers from the gender gap: minister
Society

Egypt still suffers from the gender gap: minister

Egypt is still at a low level internationally in regards to closing the gender gap, Solidarity Minister Ghada Waly said…
Women 2018 achievements in Arab world
Egypt

Women 2018 achievements in Arab world

The year 2018 was full of achievements for women, domestically and internationally, with many drawing the focus of public opinion.…
Moushira Khattab granted UN World Humanitarian Award
Egypt

Moushira Khattab granted UN World Humanitarian Award

The United Nations honored Egyptian politician Moushira Khattab at a conference in San Francisco and awarded her the World Humanitarian…
World Cup sees Iranian women score spot in the stands
Middle East

World Cup sees Iranian women score spot in the stands

  For many of the thousands of joyful women packed into Tehran’s largest football stadium, their first ever chance to…
New law criminalizes sexual harassment in Saudi Arabia
Middle East

New law criminalizes sexual harassment in Saudi Arabia

  The Saudi Shura Council approved a bill that criminalizes sexual harassment, with harassers receiving penalties of up to five…
MP Agena slammed for comments on virginity tests for university students
Egypt

MP Agena slammed for comments on virginity tests for university students

MPs and women's rights figures have launched a fierce attack on Daqahlia lawmaker Elhamy Agena who suggested that women should…
New York… Sex and the City
Opinion

New York… Sex and the City

Before I came to New York city, I lived the details of New York life through an American television comedy…
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…
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