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Egyptian Women in 2015 Parliamentary Elections

Fighters On The Individual System, Warriors On the Electoral Lists Report on Egypt’s Parliamentary Elections 2015 Prepared by Research Unit • Ghada Lotfy • Sahar Salah • Amal Sakr • Ahmed Mohamed • Hanaa Ahmed • Dina Hussein • Amany Samy International Relations Unit • Noha Farag • Heba Lotfy • Mariam Mecky • Nehal Ali Edited by Nehad Abol-Komsan … Continue reading

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Rules and Criteria for Forming the Constituent Assembly

Rules and Criteria for Forming the Constituent Assembly and its Relation to the Committee of Experts – ECWR Proposals The 8 July Constitutional Declaration sets out a mechanism for amending the Constitution in accordance with Articles 28 and 29 which stipulate the following: Article 28 By decision of the President of the Republic and within a period not exceeding 15 … Continue reading

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The status of Egyptian women in 2012

2012.. Women get out to the streets While the center provides this year’s status report of Egyptian women, it faced a number of challenges the most important of it is the scarcity of information and statistics about the situation of women; Most writings expressed admiration to the Egyptian women presence or the astonishment of the size of their participation in … Continue reading

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Women and syndicate participation study in Arabic

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Towards political culture to young women leadership, in Arabic

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Rising on women’s bodies – English

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Rising on women’s bodies – Arabic

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The freedom of the Square

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Family Court and Its Recent Amendments

This book was issued in the framework of the “Access to Justice” program that aims to raise awareness about the role of law and how to empower women to achieve justice by using the legal system. Though the Family Court was established more than 5 years ago, many people still have a lot of questions about its importance, its role, … Continue reading

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Bortus… An Experience that Means Life

At the beginning, the aim of this book was to raise women’s awareness of their rights and how to obtain an electoral card and vote in elections. However, it was surprising that only 11% of the target group had any official documents! This was the beginning of the experience the center is presenting in this book.

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Women in Professional Syndicates

The book summarizes the work of ECWR’s Women in Professional Syndicates project and its activities. It reports on women’s representatives in the professional syndicates, such as the lawyers’ syndicate; Egyptian women’s participation in syndicates; women’s political participation in the political reform movements; and gives and overview of ECWR’s project supporting a women’s cadre in the lawyers’ and press syndicates

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Towards the Unknown: The Risks of Chaos

ECWR conducted a study entitled ““Towards the Unknown: The Risks of Chaos”. The study addresses the impact of electoral violence on Egypt’s democratic transition and women’s political participation. The field sample of the study was 2509 people from six governrates: Cairo, Giza, Qalubaya, Alexandria, Minya, and Isma’alya. This study is the first to address electoral violence and its impact on … Continue reading

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Guaranteeing Equality between Women and Men in the Constitution

Egypt, at present, is going through a critical legal situation regarding the Constitution and the time-frame for its drafting, as we find ourselves caught between the hammer of time and the anvil of guaranteeing rights. To overcome this predicament, some constitutional experts try to mitigate this dilemma by improving the image of the 1971 Constitution and selling it to the … Continue reading

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Ensure equality between Men and Women in the constitution ( published in Arabic)

تمر مصر الآت بموقف قانوني متأزم فيما يتعلق بالدستور والمدي الزمني المقرر للإنتهاء من كتابته، حيث نجد أنفسنا ما بين مطرقة الوقت وسندان ضمان الحقوق وللخروج من هذا المأزق يحاول بعض الخبراء الدستوريين التخفيف من تأزم الموقف بتجميل وتسويق دستور 1971 مدعين أن الأبواب الأربع الأولي لا تحتاج إلي جهد كبير وأن ما نحن بحاجة إليه هو تنظيم صلاحيات رئيس … Continue reading

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