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The second meeting of the Egyptian Women & Media Forum

(Cairo, April 18th, 2014) ECWR held its second meeting of the Egyptian Women & Media Forum to discuss two of the most important issues women face today – Violence against Women and Occupational Safety for Journalists. This meeting comes as part of ‘The Egyptian Women and Media Forum’ Initiative that was launched by ECWR last month. This initiative aims to … Continue reading

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Egyptian Women and the Media Forum

(Cairo March 9th, 2014) The Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights has launched an initiative entitled ‘Egyptian Women and the Media Forum’ which aims to make available all information, data and statistics regarding women’s issues and civil society. The initiative comes in response to observations by ECWR that journalists lack sufficient information and data concerning women’s issues in Egypt. ECWR therefore … Continue reading

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In Light of the Constitution & the Road map The Future of Women’s Political Participation

Egyptian Women struggled over the 6 decades in order to obtain the right to political participation, which started since the revolution of July 23, 1952 until women got the right to participate as voters and candidates in 1956, and resulted in their first presence within the 1957 parliament with two seats. It is worth mentioning that the percentage of women’s … Continue reading

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The status of Egyptian women in 2012

2012.. Women get out to the streets While the center provides this year’s status report of Egyptian women, it faced a number of challenges the most important of it is the scarcity of information and statistics about the situation of women; Most writings expressed admiration to the Egyptian women presence or the astonishment of the size of their participation in … Continue reading

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Rights not promises (Photos)

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Egyptian Women in the 2011 Parliamentary Election First Phase “The Nomination Phase”

(Cairo, 30 October 2011) During the Nomination Phase of the 2011 Parliamentary Election, the ECWR Operations room which monitors the Parliamentary Election from a gender perspective has observed many abuses and violations which occurred against women and prevented some of them from being nominated. Therefore, ECWR is organizing a press conference on Monday October 31, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at … Continue reading

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The 2nd Report concerning the Appeal Phase the Status of Egyptian Women in the Parliamentary Elections of 2010

Protests moved to NDP members & the other political parties (Cairo, November 14, 2010) Protests began in the National Democratic Party because of the exclusion of many candidates from nomination without any logical reason. These protests spread to other political parties and for other reasons. The following are the most prominent appeals made by the female candidates. They have been … Continue reading

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