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His Eminence the Grand Imam of al-Azhar al-Sharīf, Prof. Dr. Aḥmad al- Ṭayyib said that Islam came to liberate humanity from uncivilized practices that burdened humanity for centuries. God forbade all forms of slavery and instituted laws that protect human dignity and promote equality amongst all...
In 2011 many demonstrations were held in Egypt against the military adminstration. During one of these demonstrations one female protestor was subjected to the torture of soldiers, her clothes were torn, and her blue bra was uncovered. As a result of this event, 10.000 women filled the streets on...
Thāʿr, translated roughly as “the avenging of a murdered family member,” continues to cast a shadow over society despite the information revolution and the rise in education.  In Upper Egypt, it continues to be increasingly deadly as people stick to their parents and grandparents’ traditions.
Public Prosecution issued a temporary order to not bring criminal charges forward for the 2014 Fairmont Nile City Hotel rape case due to a lack of adequate evidence against the suspects.  It subsequently ordered the release of all defendants held in pretrial detention.
Author Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī died after a long battle with illness at the age of 89. She was born on 27th October 1931, in the village of Kafr Ṭalḥa in the Qalyūbiyya governorate. She studied medicine at Cairo university and graduated in 1955, specialising in respiratory diseases.
A wave of anger and accusation has sparked since the killing of a women in al-Salām district. The incident occurred on Thursday, when the woman was thrown from the balcony of her apartment on the sixth floor by three people, due to allegations by the property’s guard regarding her behaviour. The...
‘ Egypt will remain a state of law and institutions… and will not accept a group of individuals assaulting others’.  Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of The National Council for Women (NCW), commented on an incident in which a landlord, his wife, and another resident threw a 34 year old female doctor from the...
The Public Prosecution requested that witnesses to the sexual assault of a girl at the Fairmont Nile City Hotel in 2014 provide video of the incident to the authorities.  The prosecution stressed in a statement that it will keep the confidentiality of the witnesses involved and protect them.
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
A new case of harassment emerged in Egypt, and this time the accused is a psychiatrist who allegedly molested two minors ten years ago, using his profession.

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