women’s rights

Egypt’s National Council for Women calls for Friday sermons to address FGM
Egypt

Egypt’s National Council for Women calls for Friday sermons to address FGM

The President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW), Maya Morsi, has called on Egypt’s Endowments Ministry to unify Friday…
UN in Egypt condemns death of girl in Assiut from genital mutilation
Egypt

UN in Egypt condemns death of girl in Assiut from genital mutilation

The United Nations in Egypt on Friday condemned the death of a 12-year-old girl in Assiut Governorate, Upper Egypt, after…
In Egypt, 12-year-old girl dies after genital mutilation
Egypt

In Egypt, 12-year-old girl dies after genital mutilation

CAIRO (AP) — A 12-year-old girl died this week in southern Egypt after her parents brought her to a doctor…
Endowments Ministry says respects judicial ruling on niqab ban
Egypt

Endowments Ministry says respects judicial ruling on niqab ban

Egypt’s Endowments Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed al-Qady has said that the ministry will respect the rulings of the judiciary, following the…
Egypt’s High Administrative Court approves Cairo University decision to ban niqab
Egypt

Egypt’s High Administrative Court approves Cairo University decision to ban niqab

Egypt’s High Administrative Court approved on Monday Cairo University’s decision to ban its professors from wearing the niqab, or face…
Muslim women occupy streets in India against citizenship law
World

Muslim women occupy streets in India against citizenship law

NEW DELHI (AP) — In the Indian capital’s Shaheen Bagh neighborhood, beside open sewers and dangerously dangling electricity wires, a…
Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs
World

Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs

Rashmi Sahijwala never expected to start working at the age of 59, let alone join India’s gig economy – now…
Google celebrates Egyptian Lawyer Moufida Abdel Rahman’s 106th birthday
Egypt

Google celebrates Egyptian Lawyer Moufida Abdel Rahman’s 106th birthday

Global search engine Google celebrated the 106th birthday of late lawyer Moufida Abdel Rahman on January 20, changing its well-known…
Victim of 2016 assault in Karam Abu Omair praises Criminal Court’s ruling
Egypt

Victim of 2016 assault in Karam Abu Omair praises Criminal Court’s ruling

An Egyptian Coptic woman has praised the Minya Criminal Court’s 10-year-sentence in absentia on Saturday of three of her assaulters,…
Iran’s only female Olympic medalist says she has defected
Middle East

Iran’s only female Olympic medalist says she has defected

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s only female Olympic medalist has said on social media she had left her homeland because she…
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