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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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Recommendations of the dialogue session on “the decree of the penal code amendment and the problems of applying it”

(Cairo, April 20, 2011) The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights held a dialogue session  entitled: “The decree of the penal code amendment and the problems of applying it.” The session was held on Thursday, April 11, 2011. 20 participants, composed of female and male lawyers, law experts and activists, attended the session to discuss the content of the decree and … Continue reading

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