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Shoura Council Seizes Women’s Seats in the Parliament and Kicks Women out of the Political Life

The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) expresses its deep concern for the Shoura Council’s Legislative Committee endorsement of the Parliamentary electoral law without taking any procedures to enhance women’s participation claiming that this is considered a discrimination against women. The law includes at least one female candidate on each list with no specification to determine its place in the … Continue reading

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Invitation for a press conference

To Present the Report of Women’s Status in 2012 The year 2012 witnessed many forms of women’s marginalization and weak representation of women in any of the elected councils after the 25 January revolution along with the continuous attacks on her rights as a citizen and a human being. The diverse political actors did not deal with women in different … 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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