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The first day of Tekla Dialogue featured a workshop of 30 girls from Egyptian schools, aged 12 to 15 years, where engineers from Ericsson Egypt’s Artificial Intelligence subdivision trained them on several ICT-related topics and innovation.
Zero Discrimination Day is universal in nature and aims to highlight issues related to all forms of discrimination. The celebration calls on people worldwide to support the rights of everyone to live a life without stigma or discrimination, regardless of their origin, gender, or their serostatus.
The 20 teams are Egypt (host), Brazil, Canada, Argentina, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Italy, Belarus, DR Congo, China, Korea, Romania, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Turkey, and the United States.
‘Nasalak’ mobile application whereby users ask, answer questions through it
17% of girls in Egypt married at the age of 18, while in Yemen the percentage is 32, two percent in Tunisia, and three percent in Algeria, according to UNICEF in May 2016. This means that the number of child marriage cases is high, as it represents 118,000 girls under 18 years old, and it …
Stories of kidnapped girls take over Facebook, but reasons behind disappearances remain unknown
With her obsession of tackling women’s problems and expressing their struggles and life battles, Rasha Samir sheds light on the main challenges women have encountered in our society throughout history. Although she holds a master’s degree in dentistry, she has never withheld her endless passion for writing. Her most recent novels, such as Girls in …
Accurate arrests, based on information, will achieve positive results in preventing sexual harassment, says vice squad police officer
Rights group says it will confront sexual harassment and help women feel secure
“We hope police are better trained and ready to help victims during Eid,” says coordinator
Press briefing emphasises domestic, public, and state violence against women
Rape and sexual violence among reported ISIS crimes in Iraq
Volunteers intervened to prevent sexual harassment and provide awareness on the risks of sexual crime
Militants stormed an encampment used by Chinese road workers late on Friday in a region of northern Cameroon just across the border from the strongholds where they sparked global outrage by abducting more than 200 schoolgirls last month.
A couple of weeks ago, on my road back home using 6 October Bridge, I managed to avoid hitting two young girls – girls so little as to be invisible unless right in front of the car. For a full week, I saw them selling tissues in the same spot, and every day I could …
The first-degree sentencing of 21 Alexandrian women amid conflicting testimonies and legal incongruencies has raised concerns over the politicisation of the trial
Lawyer was detained after inciting violence, other lawyers say he is being framed
Human rights organisations condemn the 11-year verdict served to female Morsi supporters
Security forces responsible for bringing the defendants to the courthouse failed to do so, lawyers say
By Dr Cesar Chelala For the past few decades girls have become unwilling warriors or sex partners for soldiers throughout the world. It is estimated that, between 1990 and 2003, girls as young as 13 served in military and paramilitary groups in 55 countries and participated in armed conflict in 38 of those countries. At …
By Dr Cesar Chelala Inequality and unequal access to education holds millions of girls and women back across the world. While the “gender gap” in education has narrowed over the past decade, girls are still at a disadvantage, particularly in getting access to high school education. And women still constitute two-thirds of the world’s illiterate …
The Egyptian Coalition for Children’s Rights described the practice as a crime against humanity
Netherlands-Flemish Institute screens controversial Egyptian film Asrar El-Banat followed by Q&A with the director.
On the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, the Daily News Egypt brings you the traumatic experience of Om Hossam and her daughter.
As the new constitution is drafted a fresh controversy erupts over the rights of women