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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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The Egyptian Women between the Hammer of the Personal Status Code and the Anvil of the Divorce Problems

(Cairo, December 8th, 2016) Daily newspapers have published that two sub-committees in the Parliament; The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee and The Social Solidarity Committee are currently discussing the draft law for the amendment of the Personal Status Code (No. 25/ 1929) issued by Law (No 100/ 1985) submitted by one of the female parliamentarians. The draft law gives the … Continue reading

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Internship Announcement

Internship Title: Digital Marketing intern Employer: Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) Location: Engineers Towers, 2nd Tower, 20th Floor, flat No. 3, Maadi, Cairo Egypt Start date: Immediately This is an exciting opportunity for recent graduates with degree in Digital Marketing to join ECWR’s team and work exclusively on its current national project Women’s Voices. More information about the project … Continue reading

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12% Women’s Share in the Mehleb’s Government Violation of the Constitution

(Cairo March 2nd, 2014) Egyptian women took part in great numbers in the Revolution of 25 January 2011 and its course correction on 30 June 2013. In fact, Egyptian women have been the mainstay of the political arena over previous years, braving the politically motivated abuse directed at them, such as the sexual harassment of female political activists and of … Continue reading

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ECWR completely Refuses the Draft of Constitution

Cancellation of the Articles of Women’s Rights is a planned aggression on the Egyptian Women (Cairo, November 8, 2012) In the light of intimidating the Egyptian women and seeking to attack their rights by some dominant mainstream in the constituent assembly of the constitution, the Egyptian society got shocked due to the announcement, on behalf of some members of the … Continue reading

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After Egypt’s joy of freedom since the revolution of the 25th of January Calls for Eid Fitr without Harrasment and the Governor of Giza spoil the Egyptian family joy of Al Eid

(Cairo, 27 August 2011) The celebrations of Eid al Fitr this year 2011 have special taste for the joy of the Egyptian people of freedom after the elimination of the corrupt regime. Eid Al Fitr in Egypt is different where celebrations with a special character are held in all cities in Egypt and is considered as a source to attract … Continue reading

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Egypt’s youth and the faux reformers

The call of the young has resonated in Egyptian hearts. In less than three weeks, it has changed our political life and made us recover values that had been decimated by years of oppression. But as Egypt looks forward to crafting a democratic future, a few things should be understood about its revolution There are two groups in Egypt: the … Continue reading

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