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43% of women in Egypt were exposed to psychological violence; 32% to physical violence; 12% to sexual violence; 17% to various forms of violence by husbands or fiancés; most common type of violence was physical violence from husband: CAPMAS
“Articles related to women represent only 4.2% of all articles on Arabic Wikipedia, compared to 15% on global website,” says El-Messiri
In Egypt, men resistant to women working outside homes, participating in aspects of political, public life, study says
Women are still at a disadvantage in the film industry, underrepresented in key creative positions, according to several equality-focused rights group, whose discourse has been coming back to the surface in recent years. Along with sexual harassment in the film industry, there is a huge gap in female representation in the media. The New York …
Everybody works to make a living, yet, it is not uncommon to look at the salaries of men and women and find a gap between their incomes that is hard to overlook, a phenomenon that has been occurring almost everywhere across the world. According to an infographic chart recently published by the Organisation for Economic …
7 Egyptian companies participate in Gender Diversity Management Programme
This is the state we need to get to if we are to be serious about gender equality, says Miwa Kato
Report indicates decline in reported cases of sexual harassment, rise in violations in universities and schools
Meem, an average girl of no particular age or political and religious views, started speaking the minds of local women.
Press briefing emphasises domestic, public, and state violence against women
One in three women around the world has reported an experience of violence, 38% of all murder crimes against women were by their partners
Guide discusses violations against homosexuals by the police, employers and people in public places
Some films have been critical about some forms of masculinity, offering an ‘ideal’ for men to aspire to
Council to reform its branches in different Egyptian governorates
Egyptian women share stories of gender discrimination, harassment, and abuse on BuSSy’s new blog
Anti-harassment campaign calls on incoming president to criminalise violence against women
National Council for Women chairman criticises western countries’ “double-standards” in addressing human rights during 58th UN Commission on Status of Women
They are equal before the law without discrimination,” states article 20 of the new charter, which was approved by 159 lawmakers out the 169 who voted.
One of Farida’s role models is a soccer star who has helped dismantle stereotypes about female athletes — Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan of the US national women’s team, who is also a model and published author.
Street children are mostly discussed as if they were a homogeneous group, as if they had no age or gender, although it is evident that the experiences of a 5-year old boy in the street strongly differ from those of a teenage girl. Street children are not ageless, and they are not genderless. They have different backgrounds and experiences, different problems and certainly, different needs. The difference in treatment between genders is a good place to start.
Party member says party’s against allocating quotas for minorities in constitution
This is what I have dubbed Egypt years ago, to the chagrin of some of my guy friends and agreement of others. Egypt-mostly- is not a very healthy society with regards to interaction between women and men. A clear example is simply walking down the street; cat-calls, sexual insinuation and at times groping are the …
Child marriage and seats in parliament among topics discussed
Experts say much depends on how women are to be addressed in constitution, currently being amended
By Lakshmi Puri Last year, as rebels captured the main towns in Northern Mali, UN Women registered a sudden and dramatic increase of rapes in the first week of the takeover of Gao and Kidal, places where most women never report this kind of violence to anyone, not even health practitioners. We heard stories of …
The seminar will address gender equality, civic education, intercultural dialogue, and volunteerism
The gender equality article publicly denounced by several political parties and interest groups