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The call by shaykh of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, to revive "the right of toil and pursuit" fatwa to preserve the rights of working women has sparked wide reactions, from women's rights organizations in Egypt. These organizations have called for the housewife, who has worked to develop her husband's...
During holidays, Egyptian media monitors sexual harassment in streets, parks, and in front of cinemas, particularly in downtown Cairo and popular areas. Usually, on the following day the front pages filled with stories about women being sexually harassed on the first day of Eid. However, this year...
The Islamic Research Academy launched the first female advocacy convoy of al-Azhar preachers to the Red Sea governorate. Female preachers from various governorates of the Republic participated, under the directives of the Grand Imam, Prof Dr Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib , to advocate the role of female...
Dr. Māyā Mūrsī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), participated in the opening of the 40th session of the Arab Women Committee. The session, entitled “The Social Affairs Sector – Women, Family, and Children”, was headed by the Republic of Djibouti and organized by the Arab League....
The National Council for Women (NCW), headed by Dr. Māyā Mursī, sincerely congratulated the government, along with all of its members, for Egypt being elected, as a representative of the African Group, at the United Nations Economic and Social Council to membership of the Commission on the Status...
Nihād Abū al- Qumṣān, an activist for women's rights, said that Article 11 of the Personal Status Law obligates the husband to prove before the marriage official [al-māʾzūn] the number of his wives before marrying another.
Pope Tawāḍrūs began his official visit to Alexandria on Saturday, marking the start of a visit that will last for two days. At the Cathedral of St. Mark, he attended a graduation ceremony of 120 fathers and servants. The graduates have been trained in dealing with the phenomenon of domestic...
Dr. Māyā Mursī, Head of the National Council of Women (NCW), participated in a session on “women’s health rights” as part of the activities of the 22nd Annual International Conference, organized by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Qaṣr al-ʿAynī School of Medicine.
Heya Masr [Hiya Miṣr] is a non-profit organization that helps women and children in Egypt. Their mission is to empower Egyptian women by building their self-confidence and helping to develop themselves mentally and physically. They help girls and boys from six to 18 years old by providing a safe...
Farahat ben Younes [Faraḥāt bin Yūnis] is General Inspector of Civic Education, President of the Association of the Civic Education, civil society activist and interested in issues of gender.

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