Tag Archives: Women’s Participation

The National Salvation Government … Which Salvation without Women’s Participation

(Cairo, December 8, 2011)The ECWR finds the composition of the newly appointed cabinet disappointing. Following a series of consultations that resulted in delay, the new government is expected to fulfill the demands of the 25th of January Revolution and lead Egypt through the democratic transitional period. Granting the prime minister with controversial presidential powers as well as appointing only three … Continue reading

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300 NGOs Meet to Support Women’s Participation

(Cairo, 14 November 2011) In cooperation with the UN Women and the UNFPA, ECWR organizes, as a coordinator of the “Egyptian Coalition for Women’s Participation”, a conference entitled “The Future of Democratic Transition and Women’s participation” for all 300 partner NGOs in the coalition. The conference aims to support women’s participation from all governorates of Egypt. The following topics will … Continue reading

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The Revolution will not be complete without Women’s participation

The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights held a roundtable entitled “feminizing the Egyptian Revolution… the political future in Egypt” on Thursday, April 7, 2011. Male and female media workers and decision makers of the Egyptian media attended the roundtable. The roundtable started with a speech of Mrs. Nehad Abul Komsan, head of ECWR, on the appearance of some powers that … 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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