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  • For the First Time … Six Female Ministers in the Egyptian Cabinet

    January 16, 2018

    (Cairo, January 15th, 2018) ECWR expresses its welcome and support for the Parliament’s approval on the ministerial reshuffle yesterday, in which four different ministries were reshuffled, women’s share includes two ministers. Women have received a half of the partial ministerial reshuffle. This reshuffle represents a shift in terms of increasing the number of female ministers, and the type of ministries. … Continue reading

  • ASK YOUR LAWYER

    December 26, 2017

    ECWR Launches the First Online Website for Legal Consultancies (Cairo, December 25th, 2017) ECWR launches the first interactive website offering legal consultancies “Ask Your Lawyer” http://ask-mylawyer.com/. Through the use of new technologies; the website aims to receive legal questions and inquiries from women, men and all members of the society facilitating their access to justice, especially in light of the … Continue reading

  • Nehad Abul Komsan Participates in the Closing Ceremony of “Not Normal” Campaign at Ain Shams University

    December 21, 2017

    (Cairo, December 20th 2017) Ms. Nehad Abul Komsan, ECWR’s chairwoman, participates in a closing ceremony of a campaign titled “Not Normal” for combating sexual harassment in Ain Shams University. The closing ceremony of the campaign includes a seminar titled “Not Normal … Yes, It’s Not Normal” that will be held on December 24th, 2017. Ms. Nehad Abul-Komsan speaks about Sexual … Continue reading

  • Success Story “She & Her Sister” Radio Show

    December 20, 2017

    Media has been one of the very important tools that Women’s Voices Programme has been relying on to get its message circulated and conveyed to the largest proportion of the Egyptian public. With this regard, the Programme has been very keen on using both classical and social media to both raise the awareness of the general public about the importance … Continue reading

  • ECWR Welcomes the Amendment of the Inheritance Law

    November 27, 2017

    (Cairo, November 20th 2017) ECWR welcomes the approval of the House of Representatives on the amendments of the Inheritance Law (No. 77 of 1943). The amendments stipulate that “the penalty of imprisonment for a period of not less than six months and a fine of not less than twenty thousand pounds, and not exceeding one hundred thousand pounds, or one of … Continue reading

  • Be Aware of Your Rights

    November 26, 2017

     “Press release  “Be aware of your rights  ECWR Launches “Be Aware of Your Rights” Campaign for Combating Violence Against Women (Cairo November 25th, 2017) The 16 Days of Activism for Combating Violence Against Women start every year on the 25th of November till the 10th December, the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and that’s because women’s rights are … Continue reading

  • Closing Conference “A Wave of Women’s Voices … 1000 and Counting” Programme

    October 11, 2017

    The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) in cooperation with Fund for Gender Equality-UN Women (FGE), held a closing conference on Sunday 1 October 2017 at the Pyramisa Hotel, to share the end outcome of their programme “A wave of Women’s Voices … 1000 and Counting” and to announce the programme’s continuous contribution to the Government goal in empowering Egyptian … Continue reading

  • Hakayat Nehad

    October 10, 2017

    Promo of the TV show “Hakayat Nehad”: As a result of the success of the radio show “Hia w Akhawtha”, Al-Hahera w Al-Nas TV channel has launched the TV show “Hakayat Nehad”, Nehad’s Stories, inspired by its social corporate responsibility. The program presents 5-7 minutes video stories that were aired in February 2017 succeeding in reaching out to more than six … Continue reading

  • Success Stories – “Women’s Voices” Project

    August 14, 2017

    Story One: Eman Sarwat Governorate: Assyut “Maybe this was myfirst time to demand one of my rights, but definitely it will not be the last”                               “My name is Eman Sarwat, I am 33 years old and I live in Abol-Teeg Centre, Nakheelah Village- Assyut. Before participating in Women’s Voices Programme, I was a girl similar to most of the girls who … 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

  • Women’s Voices Newsletter- April/ May 2017

    July 6, 2017

    To read the full newsletter of “Women’s Voices” project ECWR Newsletter-English-April & May 2017  

  • ECWR Takes part in the 35th Session of the Human Rights Council

    June 21, 2017

    Cairo, June 20th, 2017) As part of the Egyptian Mission to the United Nations – led by H.E. Ambassador. Amr Ramadan, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nation -ECWR join’s Egypt’s delegation to the 35th session of the Human Rights Council currently being held in Geneva. In the side-event, that was attended by a large number of countries and civil … Continue reading