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  • Why and How Long? The Constitutional Rights of Women…Postponed Indefinitely

    December 15, 2010

    The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights was dismayed by the decision made by the State Council judges in the emergency and second meeting of the General Assembly on March 1st 2010. The meeting was a follow-up to the decision of the consultants during the first meeting of the General Assembly held on February 15th, 2010. The consultants reaffirmed the ban … Continue reading

  • The Right of Women to be appointed as Judges The Supreme Constitutional Court Refuses to Answer the Question of Common Knowledge

    March 15, 2010

    ECWR was pleased by the Supreme Constitutional Court interpretation and ruling that approved the right of women to be appointed as judges in the State Council. This decision was rooted in the principles of justice and law to achieve the equality of Egyptian women by not neglecting her right. The Supreme Constitutional Court resolved the issue of women’s appointment to … Continue reading

  • Maintaining Happiness and Security during the Holiday Season

    September 8, 2010

    (Cairo, September 8th, 2010) There are several holidays, including the upcoming Fitr Eid that is particularly distinct in Egypt. Each city holds its own unique celebration and thus the country attracts tourists from around the Arab world during these holidays. ECWR emphasizes the need to follow international standard procedures to ensure security over the holiday season during which crowds tend … Continue reading

  • Broken Justice in Egypt

    December 15, 2010

    ECWR was shocked when it received the decision of the State Council, Egypt’s Administrative Court, to defer the appointment of female judges, although consensus of the Special Council was reached, allowing women to be appointed to judicial positions. The State Council attributed reason for the delay in approving the appointment of female judges to regulation problems, including a lack of … Continue reading

  • Rights not Promises Release on Women’s Needs in Egypt To the Presidential Candidates

    June 7, 2012

    Set of women’s rights and the measures needed to be the followed to achieve them On the Political Level: Women should participate in the founding committee of the constitution by no less than 35% (one third) and the participants have to be selected on the basis of efficiency. Assuring that the electoral system is based on the proportional list and … Continue reading

  • Letter of Resigning

    February 23, 2012

    Thanks & Loyalty Letter of Resigning Chairwoman of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights Board Members of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights Members of the Executive Secretariat and Employees As you are most likely aware of, I was just recently elected as the Secretary General of the National Council of Women in Egypt. This is not just a great … Continue reading