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Out of a Gunpowder Barrel

A status Report of Egyptian Women 2013 Prepared by the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) The status report of Egyptian women is different this year because the year was split into two parts. During the first half of the year, Egypt was under the control of the Muslim Brotherhood via the rule of the ousted President Morsi. And during … Continue reading

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The Path to Real Participation of Women….Yes To Quota

Egyptian Women struggled for over 6 decades in order to obtain the right to political participation as voters and candidates, which was achieved through being stipulated in the Constitution 1956. This resulted in the participation of women in the 1957 parliament with two seats. However, the percentage of women’s representation in the parliament since obtaining their political rights and until … Continue reading

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ECWR condemns the MB’s use of women and Exposing them to Killings

(Cairo, July, 20, 2013) Pro-Morsi protest has been exposed to an attack from the residents and some thugs in El Mansoura city which led to the death of 4 women and young ladies along with many other injuries. ECWR condemns this violent attack of the march from the thugs and some of the residents who are against the Muslim Brotherhood. … 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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New legal amendments to the Personal Status Law

The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights held the second legal awareness seminar about “the new legal amendments… in personal status law” on Wednesday 29th December 2010 in the hall of the local Community Development Association in western Helwan. About 70 girls and women attended the seminar. Mrs. Ghada Lotfy the consultant for the Training in ECWR and Mrs. Fardous Ahmed, … Continue reading

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A Training on “Staff administration of election day”

The Egyptian center for women’s rights concluded the second and third training sessions for female candidates of People’s Assembly in all governorates on 10- 11 of November 2010 in Pyramiza Hotel in Cairo. The training sessions have been attended by 40 female candidates who represented (Nassery, free republican, liberal, El Wafd, NDP, El Ghad parties).Some of them nominated as independents … Continue reading

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