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The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the public prosecution and Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī’s decision to use another measure stipulated in Article 201 of the criminal procedure code as an alternative to keeping Mina ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz in remand detention. 
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the opening of the first shelter for victims of human trafficking in Egypt.  Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of the NCW, stressed that Egypt has made strenuous efforts to combat this crime.
On Wednesday, August 5, the Egyptian Public Prosecution revealed that the public prosecutor had ordered an investigation into the sexual assault of a woman at the Fairmont Nile City Hotel in Cairo, following a report from the National Council for Women.
The Egyptian media said that the police have arrested two people accused of killing a 24-year-old girl in Maadi [al-Maʿādī], who was dragged to death after they tried to steal her bag.
“A woman’s honour [sharaf] is like a matchstick that can burn in no time”, one of the most known sayings said by the famous actor Yūsuf Wahbī that have shaped our understanding of what female honour means. We picked up the hidden messages in drama or comedy films at a young age; these ideas, its...
The debate over harassment in Egypt has once again flared up after a male student at The American University of Cairo was accused of sexual assault by several young women online.  This debate, however, went beyond this specific instance itself to the phenomenon as a whole, and several parties got...
Recently Egyptian society has been preoccupied with claims circulating on social media related to incidents of “rape and harassment” of girls by one young man, calling for official legal action against him. 
The Egyptian authorities have provoked controversy over their arrest of three young girls who became famous for producing content on the video application TikTok. Over the last month, the Egyptian authorities have arrested four persons, three young women and one young man, by order of the public...
Often international organizations intervene to defend activists and political opponents, who have been arrested and persecuted in some countries.  However, it is rare to hear these organizations opposing the social injustice that women in the East experience if the accusations directed towards them...
The American TIME magazine chose the writer Dr. Nawāl al-Sa’dāwī in its list of “100 women of the year.” The list of the most influential women over the last 100 years was compiled to coincide with International Women’s Day. The magazine explained that al-Sa’dāwī was chosen due to her militancy in...

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