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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 Participates in launching “Combating Violence against Women” Unit At Assiut University

(Cairo October 12th, 2016) ECWR participates in launching a unit for combating sexual harassment at Assiut University. The event was held in the presence of Dr. Maya Morsi, President of Egypt’s National Council for Women, Mr. Alexander Pedroza, Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),His Excellency, Toro Hogg, Ambassador of Embassy of Denmark in Egypt, and Dr. Ahmed Ga’aeiss, President … Continue reading

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Launching the Unit for Combating Sexual Harassment in Ain Shams University tomorrow

Cairo, 10th of April, 2016 On the 11th of April 2016 the “Unite for Combating Sexual Harassment” will be launched in Ain Shams University. This comes as part of the cooperation efforts of Ain Shams University, the Egyptian Center for Women Rights (ECWR), and with the support of Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and The United Nations Population Fund in … Continue reading

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