Egypt's national human rights strategy focuses on children rights

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 09:16 GMT

The National Human Rights Strategy singled out a focus on children’s rights, reviewing the most prominent challenges facing the promotion of children’s rights, foremost of which was the need to raise awareness of children’s rights, fight violence against children, as well as the phenomenon of homeless children.

20% of Egyptian children unplanned, 11.8% never wanted: CAPMAS

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 06:01 GMT

The screening carried out in 2021 showed that the desire to have more children decreases among women with kids.

Egypt examines 155K children for early detection of genetic diseases

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 10:10 GMT

This comes under the initiative of the “100 million healthy lives”, with the aim of reaching a healthy generation free from disabilities.

Muslim World League delegation inspects accomplishments by 'Displaced Children Protection' project in Nigeria

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 11:24 GMT

The project was funded by the MWL and implemented in cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Egypt conducts hearing screening for 3.280M children as part of presidential initiative

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 12:00 GMT

He further noted that 190,072 children were transferred for re-examination for a second time through a confirmation test, a week after the first examination was conducted.

Two children dead, 13 injured in minibus accident

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 - 02:02 GMT

The deceased are two girls, 11 and 15 years old, eye witnesses told Youm7.

Egypt expresses readiness to cooperate with UN on protecting children against violations during armed conflicts

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 03:15 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba.

Egyptian Senate produces 9 recommendations pertaining to social solidarity

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 02:20 GMT

The Senate is currently discussing during its plenary sessions the report prepared by its Financial and Economic Affairs Committee on the Economic and Social Development Plan for FY2022/2023 submitted by the government.

3M children examined for hearing impairment: Health min.

Sat, 28 May 2022 - 03:45 GMT

The initiative was launched in September 2019.

1.7M preparatory students screened for Hepatitis C: Egypt's Health ministry

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 01:10 GMT

The health initiative is targeting 2.5 million students in the first grade during the current semester, said Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

President Sisi celebrates 1st day of Eid al-Fitr with children of martyr officers

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 10:51 GMT

During a ceremony held Monday morning, President Sisi participated in a memorial photo with the children.

Public prosecution detains 2 after 8 children drowned in northern Egypt

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 10:31 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution detained two people on Saturday for four days pending investigation as eight children drowned after their vehicle crashed into a waterway in northern Egypt’s Beheira.

Tips on raising an ecofriendly child

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 05:00 GMT

If you want your child to be eco-friendly, his information should not be limited to school curriculum. You need to help him find a green activity for him to practice daily to raise his awareness.

Green toys hoped to replace harmful ones as parents endeavor to raise environmentally-aware kids

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 11:04 GMT

Many parents around the world are considering green toys for their kids, rather that plastic toys that pollute nature.

2.8M newborns examined for hearing impairment within Egypt's presidential initiative

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 11:35 GMT

Some 167,970 children would be re-examined, a week after the first screening at the same unit, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Egypt nears target number of screening schoolchildren for anemia, obesity, stunting

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 12:11 GMT

The screening is carried out by measuring the weight, height, and hemoglobin level in blood.

Access program launched by US embassy to teach English, life skills to 160 underprivileged Egyptian children

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 01:50 GMT

Access Program of the U.S. embassy in Cairo was launched Monday, taking 160 young Egyptian students in a two-year journey of learning English and other skills essential for their character building.

Glance into child work law examined by Egypt's House of Representatives

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 12:40 GMT

The draft law sets a minimum age for hiring a minor, and guidelines the employer must abide by.

Egypt lightens up Foreign Ministry’s Headquarters on 75th anniversary of UNICEF

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 12:19 GMT

Shoukry said that the celebration reflects the distinguished cooperation between Egypt and UNICEF that lasted for decades to support national efforts related to the promotion of children’s rights.

24 family development centers to be launched in March

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 02:18 GMT

The number of planned centers is 52 across 20 governorates.