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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...
The “Matkhāfīsh” (Don’t be Scared) mobile application for combatting harassment in Egypt won the Middle East Women Inventors and Innovators Network (MEWIIN) Bronze Award.
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...
The Islamic preacher Dr. Mabrūk ʿAṭiyya said that a second, third and fourth wife is permissible in Islam, and there is nothing wrong with it, as long as the husband is able to support them. However he released a controversial comment regarding women's divorce in case of ploygamy. 
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.
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.
“It is better to die in revenge than to live on in shame” a saying associated with Upper Egypt, where it continues to be increasingly deadly as people stick to their parents and grandparents’ traditions.
Women’s issues and gender disparities have recently come to light on the screens, as movies fearlessly deal with a variety of issues that previously were silenced. These issues are found amid society and deserve to be discussed, treated, and highlighted. The film “I want a divorce” [Urīd Khulʿān]...
“Why was I imprisoned in the first place?! Should a university student at the Faculty of Archaeology be put in prison with murderers and drug dealers?!” These are the words of Ḥanīn Ḥussām, known in Egypt as one of the “Tik Tok Girls”, after a default verdict this week, charging her with 10 years...
Saudi Arabia’s latest decision to permit women to live independently without a male guardian opens the door for many Egyptian women to pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by themselves.  However, experts confirmed to Akhbār al-Yawm that according to Egyptian law, women younger than 40 years are obliged to...

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