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ECWR Calls for a Rapid Enactment of VAW Law

(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

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ECWR calls for legislation to combat domestic violence on the international day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Cairo 25 November 2015 ECWR calls for legislation to combat domestic violence on the international day for the Elimination of Violence against Women In the light of the Campaign against gender-based violence, the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) calls on the Egyptian president and the upcoming Parliament to issue legislation to combat violence against women and particularly the increased … Continue reading

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