Gender Based Violence

Mass media: double-edged sword in gender equality fight

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

From classical to modern, Egyptian movies and songs have played an influential role in the controversy of the place of women in our society.

Egyptian Women in Development: Plan Int.'s Jacinthe Rihan

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 03:00 GMT

From the IMF’s Rania Al-Mashat and UNHCR’s Shaden Khallaf to UNFPA’s Azza Karam and Plan International’s Jacinthe Rihan, Egyptian women are bettering the world.

Egyptian Women in Development: UNFPA’s Azza Karam

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 03:00 GMT

From the IMF’s Rania Al-Mashat and UNHCR’s Shaden Khallaf to UNFPA’s Azza Karam and Plan International’s Jacinthe Rihan, Egyptian women are bettering the world.

Egyptian Women in Development: UNHCR’s Shaden Khallaf

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 03:00 GMT

From the IMF’s Rania al-Mashat and UNHCR’s Shaden Khallaf to UNFPA’s Azza Karam, Egyptian women are bettering the world, one program at a time.

AWO launches ‘’Alf Baa'’’ project in the presence of Yosra

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 02:03 GMT

AWO, headed by former Ambassador Mervat el-Tallawy, held a seminar entitled "Mechanisms of Combating Violence Against Women" on Sunday.

Egyptian Women in Development: IMF’s Rania al-Mashat

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 01:00 GMT

From the IMF’s Rania al-Mashat and UNHCR’s Shaden Khallaf to UNFPA’s Azza Karam, Egyptian women are bettering the world, one program at a time.

Introducing Egypt’s strategy to combat violence against women

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Launched in June 2015, the National Strategy for Combating Violence Against Women (NSVAW) is being implemented between 2015-2020.

Women are still targeted over fighting for human rights

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 01:00 GMT

All states should publically support and guarantee the safety of female activists’ right to defend rights.

Violence Against Women: Egyptian laws, policies in place

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 12:30 GMT

During the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Egypt Today explores Egyptian laws and policies.

A handheld festival for women’s rights

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 11:00 GMT

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.

Mass media able to break outdated norms against women

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 07:39 GMT

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.

Iman Awaad: Robotics, Motherhood and Second Chances

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 01:00 GMT

A full-time mom for 10 years, Iman Awaad took a chance on herself and embarked on a career in robotics research at the age of 29

Plan Int. organizes interactive youth training camp on VAW

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 03:42 GMT

The training camp helped to enhance the knowledge and skills of youth so they can lead a life free of violence and discrimination.

Opinion: Domestic violence…you are not alone

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Narrated by domestic violence survivors, an insight into a horrific story...

et Quote: Antiviolence Against Women

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 08:24 GMT

“Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.” — Ian Somerhalder.

Parliaments should adopt laws that actually protect women

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Ending violence against women requires systematic and sustained action by strong national bodies and all community segments.

Objects that silently witnessed acts of GBV around the world

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 09:37 GMT

Epidemic of violence against girls and women in every culture, community and country.

The trio butterflies behind the international day to end VAW

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 08:28 GMT

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.

Int. organizations’ remarks on UN Day for eliminating VAW

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 08:25 GMT

International organizations stressed that violence against women and girls hinders the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted in 2015.

Opinion: Hues of Abuse

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:05 GMT

The reality is many women continue to stay in abusive relationships for fear of stigma or lack of alternatives and support systems.

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