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  • FINAL PROGRAMME EVALUATION

    August 1, 2017

    A grantee of the FGE   TERMS OF REFERENCE FINAL PROGRAMME EVALUATION TOR of Final Programme Evaluation Type of Contract: Consultancy Based in:Egypt Consulting days:One month and half Time period: 27th Aug. – 30th Nov. 2017 Application Deadline:Tuesday 23rd of August 2017 Background The multi-donor Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment … Continue reading

  • Job Vacancy

    July 27, 2017

    Position Title   Junior Legal Officer Reporting to  ECWR Director Working hours Full-time – 5 days/week Location Engineers Towers, 2nd Tower, 20th Floor, Nile Corniche, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Application deadline Tuesday 19th of August   The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) ECWR is a registered NGO at the Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity with a registration no. 5657 in 2004 … Continue reading

  • ECWR Calls for a Rapid Enactment of VAW Law

    April 6, 2017

    (Cairo March 30, 2017) Recently VAW crimes, especially domestic violence, have increased rapidly and in an alarming way. The results of the study of the economic cost of gender based violence in Egypt, conducted by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, revealed that the percentage of marital violence is not negligible as around 46% of the previously married … Continue reading

  • ECWR Thanks the Egyptian Presidency Office

    March 23, 2017

    (Cairo March 23rd, 2017) ECWR would like to thank the Egyptian presidency office for its response to ECWR’s demands of the infrastructure of the early childhood services. ECWR has previously prepared an important research paper on the Labor laws. Through this paper, ECWR has emphasized that among the challenges facing working women is the lack of early childhood services such as … Continue reading

  • The 2016 Women’s Status Report

    March 19, 2017

     The Egyptian Woman … Important Steps & Big Challenges In spite of the progress in the status of Egyptian women achieved over the year 2016, according to the Gender Gap Report, Egyptian women still struggle in various other aspects, the most notable of which is gender-based violence.With this regard, the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) in its annual report … Continue reading

  • The Egyptian Syndicate of Journalists: 14 Female Candidates, two of whom are Running for the Head Seat

    March 1, 2017

    Journalists’ Syndicate Elections Witness a Leap in the Candidacy of Female Journalists (Cairo, February 27, 2017) ECWR expresses its sincere pleasure for the candidacy of many female journalists in the elections of the Journalists Syndicate. ECWR encourages the female journalists and their colleagues in the syndicate to support and vote for the female leaders to highlight women’s role in the … Continue reading

  • ECWR Participates in launching “Combating Violence against Women” Unit At Assiut University

    October 13, 2016

    (Cairo October 12th, 2016) ECWR participates in launching a unit for combating sexual harassment at Assiut University. The event was held in the presence of Dr. Maya Morsi, President of Egypt’s National Council for Women, Mr. Alexander Pedroza, Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),His Excellency, Toro Hogg, Ambassador of Embassy of Denmark in Egypt, and Dr. Ahmed Ga’aeiss, President … Continue reading

  • ECWR Condemns MP’s statement on FGM

    July 14, 2016

    (Cairo 14th July, 2016) ECWR condemns the statement of a Member of health committee of Egypt’s House of Representatives, Ahmed el-Tahawy, on female genital mutilation (FGM), as he said, as a doctor, he believes that“Leaving the female without excision is wrong, beside there is no harm to the female from the circumcision operation.” The MP’s statement is an incitement to commit … Continue reading

  • The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights denounces women’s low representation in the new cabinet

    March 24, 2016

    The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) denounces the low representation of women in the new cabinet. The anticipated Egyptian cabinet reshuffle included one female minister among 10 new ministers who is Dalia Khorshid as Investment Minister, and only one woman as Deputy Minister out of 4 new deputies who is Dr. Nehal El Mogharbel as Deputy Minister of Planning … Continue reading

  • ECWR concludes its activities for the 16-days of activism against GBV

    December 15, 2015

    Cairo on December 14, 2015 Egyptian Center for women’s rights concludes its activities for the 16-days of activism against GBV ECWR concluded its activities for 16-days of activism against gender-based violence. Over the 16 days ECWR has initiated 10 raising-awareness events in different governorates organized by coordinators of ECWR’s Women’s Voices Project. The events were held in Cairo, Minya, Gharbia, … Continue reading

  • ECWR won the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation prize for advocacy and policy dialogue in the promotion for women’s rights

    December 8, 2015

    The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) won the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation prize for advocacy and policy dialogue in the promotion for women’s rights

  • 12 successful female candidates on individual seats out of 18

    December 6, 2015

    Cairo, 3rd of December 2015 12 successful female candidates on individual seats out of 18 Initial results of the run offs of the second stage of Egypt’s Parliamentary Elections The run -offs for the second stage of Egypt’s Parliamentary elections 2015 concluded on Wednesday, 2nd of December, with 18 female candidates running out of 462 representing 4.22%. The initial results … Continue reading