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NCW monitors image of women in Ramadan dramas, commercials

The President of the National Council of Women (NCW), Maya Morsi announced that the council established a committee headed by Suzan Al-Kalini, head of the media committee at the NCW, to monitor the image of women in series, commercials, and programmes to be screened on television during the holy month of Ramadan. Morsi noted that …

Daily News Egypt

Registration for 1st phase of “women leading the future” programme opens

The Central Bank of Egypt, the National Council for Women (NCW), and the 50th Forum announced the opening of registration for the first phase of the “women leading the future” programme, which is the first of its kind in a partnership between the government and the private sector. This came during a general meeting, which …

Nihal Samir

The EU, Bassem Youssef, and reinforcing criticism

On Saturday night, a video of a National Council for Women (NCW) press conference went viral. The footage shows representatives of the European Union Electoral Observer Mission (EUEOM) leaving the press conference after being berated and criticised for the mission’s preliminary report by attendees at the press conference, including head of the NCW Mervat Tellawy. …

Basil El-Dabh

The limit of Egyptian hospitality

When I met with the European Union’s Chief Observer Mario David at a polling station in downtown Cairo last week one thing that he highlighted to me was how welcome he and his fellow observers felt. He described “the salute they give us… the welcoming smiles” he had seen during his time in Cairo. He …

Joel Gulhane