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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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The second press release “An increase in the price of women’s votes in the election’s closing hours”

Yesterday the Ministry of Interior detained a number of male and female employees in  Qualiubia, in Al Kanater Al Khairia, to guarantee that they would participate in the  elections and vote for NDP candidates. There was dissatisfaction among employees as they were banned from going home, even though they said they would vote for the NDP candidates. The male employees … Continue reading

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The Egyptian women in the parliamentary elections of 2010

Female candidates of the National Democratic Party complain of Parties’ exploitation of them ECWR has been continuously monitoring the legislative elections of 2010 from a gender perspective with concern for Egyptian women, her achievements and political participation. ECWR received many complaints from female candidates of the National Democratic Party, the governing party, who were excluded from nomination in the upcoming … 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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A report on women in the 2010 parliamentary elections Appeal Phase The uncontested winning of NDP’s female candidate The excluded candidates support Muslim Brotherhoods ones in other governorates

(Cairo, November 13, 2010) Appeal phase: The battle of appeal began in all governorates after the lists of male and female candidates were issued. Courts began to receive requests for appeal and making decisions about them. The appeals reached to the highest in the last day of receiving appeal requests. The final statistics of the supreme committee of elections found … 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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In the People’s Assembly Most of the parties are content with the nomination of women in Quota system

ECWR is following up the nomination of women and presenting and completing all papers. ECWR monitored the progress of 7,000 male and female candidates to compete in the People’s Assembly elections of 2010. The National Democratic Party nominated 69 female candidates to quota seats out of 992 candidates in the electoral colleges. Three female candidates were nominated in the individual … Continue reading

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