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.

Doctors committed FGM among 74% of Egypt's victims aged below 19: CAPMAS

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 05:23 GMT

Sharaf El Din added that FGM victims composed 14 percent of females aged below 19 in 2021.

Egypt appoints 1st female chief of ammunition factory

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 04:28 GMT

Abdel Moneim began her career as maintenance engineer at companies affiliated to the ministry in 1998.

Egypt's new fiscal year plan aims for involving women in participatin in budget preparation cycle

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 11:16 GMT

The Egyptian government's keeness to empower and involve women has been reflected in the financial statement for the new fiscal year 2022/2023, as plans are underway to implement activities to empower girls and women in the poor villages listed in Haya Karima initiative.

Recovery rates of women with breast cancer signifcantly improved in Egypt thanks to presidential initiative: Official

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 12:43 GMT

The recovery rates of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Egypt have significantly improved, thanks to the efforts of the Presidential Initiative during the past two years.

Egypt releases report on working towards SDGs through 'Decent Life' initiative

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The report indicated that the budget spent until Decent Life's launching in 2021 amounted to LE 100 billion.

Number of women screened for breast cancer in Egypt jumps by nearly 2.5M in 90 days

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 12:25 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population made the announcement Monday.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment reveals topics to be discussed at COP 27

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 04:06 GMT

A set of initiatives were prepared to be launched at the conference in the areas of agriculture, food security, water, finance and waste, gender equality, and transition Equitable energy, sustainable cities, an ecosystem-based approach and sustainable transport, she added.

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.

Egypt to host 8th edition of Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) in September

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 02:43 GMT

AWIEF2022 is a hybrid event (in-person in Cairo and online), with an easy-to-access virtual platform for speakers, delegates, and virtual exhibitors to participate Access Multimedia Content

Egypt introduces 1st psychotherapy clinic dedicated to abused women dubbed 'Safe Woman Clinic'

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 02:22 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Tuesday that Egypt's first psychotherapy clinic dedicated to abused women has been inaugurated in Cairo.

Al-Azhar scholar criticizes Quranism, says Sunna is means to understand Islam

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:07 GMT

Secretary-General of Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars, Dr. Hassan al-Saghir, has criticized Quranism, a branch of Islam that believes the holy book is the only source of understanding religion.

President Sisi orders strengthening coordination between NGOs, Female leaders

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The meeting reviewed the experiences of a number of pioneers with an aim of enhancing the awareness among women, the family and society, in addition to coordination with NGOs and religious and local leaders.

Figure of females screened for breast cancer since launching of Women Health Initiative declared

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 04:06 GMT

The service is offered to females aged above 18 at 3,538 healthcare units, and 114 hospitals nationwide.

Egypt launches training program for female expats

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 12:56 GMT

The program is the outcome of the collaboration between the Ministry of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram and the National Academy for Training.

Egypt, UK organize special event to drive gender-smart climate finance for just, locally led transition

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 02:32 GMT

Women will not be the victim, but the agents of change in climate action: Minister Rania A. Al-Mashat

Heliopolis Association resumes its celebrations of women with a cycling marathon to be held on March 18

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 12:16 GMT

The Bicycle Marathon, organized by the Heliopolis Library, will launch on March 18 at 7 a.m.

Women are '1st defense line' in facing climate change - Egypt's Minister of Environment

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:42 GMT

The minister spoke about the role Egyptian women play in pushing forward environment action and facing the bad impacts of climate change.

Political leadership provides all support to women - minister

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 06:17 GMT

Gamea said, on the occasion of the Egyptian Women's Day, that the MSMEDA depends on several plans to promote women's role at the economic and societal levels.