Break the Silence
From classical to modern, Egyptian movies and songs have played an influential role in the controversy of the place of women in our society.
The “Mobile Film Festival” will run starting December 21 with the aim of bringing to light the different kinds of violence women face in Egypt.
Anti-harassment Unit at Cairo University will host the Wlessa band to perform the play “Strangled her” (Teh Makhnou’a) for four successive days starting from Sunday, December 3.
Narrated by domestic violence survivors, an insight into a horrific story...
“Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.” — Ian Somerhalder.
Epidemic of violence against girls and women in every culture, community and country.
November 25 honors the memory of the Mirable sisters who lost their lives in 1960 for saying no to oppression and sexist advances by Dictator Rafael Trujillo.
International organizations stressed that violence against women and girls hinders the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted in 2015.
The reality is many women continue to stay in abusive relationships for fear of stigma or lack of alternatives and support systems.
Parallel to the international 16 Days of Activism against GBV campaign, Egypt Today is taking action to raise awareness concerning violence against women and girls.
Founded on October 16 by the Canada-based musician, "Break the Silence" strives to end the stigma surrounding mental health in Egypt.