The Directorate of Manpower in Ismailia organized a symposium Tuesday under the title: “Gender Equality and Elimination of Violence”, as part of a series of workshops initiated by the Gender Equality Unit in the Directorate, at the Future Vocational Training Center.
Two months ago, the Ministry of International Cooperation’s 2020 Annual Report cited that 34 projects, worth $3.3 billion, are being executed to achieve the targets of gender equality.
The report noted that the projects were targeted to sectors including Health by 20 percent, Education by 14percent, and Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) by 15 percent.
JICA clarified that education is fundamental for women empowerment, enabling them to gain the skills needed to challenge, make a change and lead better lives.
Hart warned of the repercussions on food security, and gender equality.
Morsi expressed her content for the success of “Between Two Seas” that was qualified to receive many awards from international film festivals.
Venice Film Festival moves on gender equality, but no sign of quotas.
The conference will expectedly bring together 25 of the world’s most prominent religious scholars.
Guterres praised the vital role of the CSW to erase stereotypes and fight discrimination limiting women’s and girls’ opportunities.
The global theme for IWD 2018 is “Women Too: Press on to Progress as Game Changers.”
From climate change to counter-terrorism, world leaders had plenty of non-economic messages during the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2018 in Davos.
Egyptian Feminist Union and the committee of Culture and Theater against Discrimination gears up for the closing of project tackling gender inequality through theater
Ten theatrical performances were selected to participate in the Egyptian Feminist Union’s theater festival in December.
Saudi Arabia participates in the first “Regional Conference for Arab Women in Maritime Sector” with a high-ranking delegation of Saudi women.
U.N. Women has convened a group of 12 champions to amplify the voices of women and defend their rights.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) opened a pilot course on gender equality and industrial development.
The Regional Office of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is providing an advisory forum and platform.
To celebrate the International Day of the Girl, UNICEF collaborated with R&B and pop artist Beyoncé to create a video empowering young girls around the world.
A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.
Development works of the investor services center will be finished “within days”.