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ECWR Welcomes Intensifying FGM Penalty

(Cairo, August 29, 2016) ECWR welcomes Egypt’s cabinet approval on the draft of amending law prohibiting Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) through intensifying penalty on whoever does this act to reach imprisonment between five- seven years. This comes in comparison to the current law with the penalty of imprisonment between 3 months to 3 years. The draft law proposed classifies FGM … Continue reading

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Nehad Abol Komsan participates in the 60th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) with a research paper and written/oral interventions

Ms. NehadabolKomsan, lawyer and the chairwoman of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) , participates in the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held in the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 14 March 2016. In this session, ECWR participates with paper entitled “Status of Women in Egypt … Previous Challenges … Continue reading

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Renewal of the Membership of Nehad Aboul Komsan in the UN women 2012 Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group

(Cairo, March 5th, 2014) Nehad Abo El-Komsan, a lawyer and women’s rights expert, has received a letter to extend her membership in the UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group for two years ends in 2015. It is worth mentioning that The Advisory Group aims to facilitate dialogue between the UN women and the civil society. Additionally, the Advisory Group … 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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