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The final report of 2011 – 2012 parliamentary elections

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What Women Lost and What Egypt Lost

Although there are not constitutional and legal restrictions on women’s political participation in the political parties, in the parliament, and in the government, the constitutional system and legal one have established the state of citizenship and equality in Egypt. However, there is a gap between the law of state and the law of customs and traditions in Egypt and the … Continue reading

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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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ECWR prepared its Operation Room for the Monitoring of the 2011 Parliamentary Election from a gender Perspective

(Cairo, 14 September 2011) In its continuing effort to enhance women’s role in the Egyptian political sphere and follow the mechanisms and means that guarantee equality in women’s representation, ECWR is going to monitor the 2011 Parliamentary and Shoura Elections from a gender perspective. For this purpose, ECWR is preparing its Operation Room that will be in charge of the … Continue reading

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Report: The final report of 2010 parliamentary elections – in Arabic

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Egyptian Women in the Parliamentary Elections 2010 First Phase: “Nomination Phase”

ECWR has continued tomonitor the elections from a qualitative perspective. It received many complaints during the nomination phase, when the monitoring elections operations room found many violations against women that prevented nominating some of them in the time of nomination. The violations were as follows: The common feature was the lateness of committees and taking the papers from candidates in … Continue reading

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Parliament 2010 Election Monitoring without Official Monitors

The High Committee for Elections refused to give the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (a member of the Egyptian Coalition for Monitoring the Legislative Elections of 2010) permission to monitor the parliamentary elections. It gave permission to only 16 monitors out of the 90 who requested it. ECWR was supposed to obtain official permission to monitor the elections from a … Continue reading

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An Appeal from women’s polling stations: Forging ballots is the norm.

The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights monitored the runoff elections today on December 5th, 2010 from a gender perspective in women’s polling stations. Twenty-nine female candidates participated in the runoff elections for quota seats: 18 from the National Democratic Party, 11 independent candidates in 9 governorates, and one candidate on a regular seat from NDP. ECWR’s operations room received several … Continue reading

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The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights is monitoring the parliamentary runoff elections from a gender perspective

(Cairo, December 5, 2010) In continuing its efforts to enhance women’s role in the political sphere and in following the mechanisms and means that guarantee equality in women’s representation, ECWR is monitoring women’s role in the runoff elections of December 5th 2010. Twenty-nine female candidates are competing for quota seats: 18 NDP female candidates, 11 independent female candidates. The runoff … Continue reading

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The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights is monitoring the parliamentary runoff elections from a gender perspective

In continuing its efforts to enhance women’s role in the political sphere and in following the mechanisms and means that guarantee equality in women’s representation, ECWR is monitoring women’s role in the runoff elections of December 5th 2010. Twenty‐nine female candidates are competing for seats in this runoff election: 18 NDP female candidates, 1 female candidate of Al Wafd Party, … Continue reading

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