women

March 7, 2018

Women’s Day Story

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8; however, the story of Women’s Day dates back to February 28, 1909 when the United States observed its […]
May 31, 2017

Google doodle goes with Zaha Hadid’s flow

Famed Iraqi-born British architect was the first woman awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Zaha Hadid, an Iraqi-born British architect, was known for her dramatic designs frequently […]
May 21, 2017

Sheikh Mohammed surprises Arab Hope Makers ceremony, awards top prize to all nominees

In a ceremony designed to award the Arab World’s most inspirational Hope Maker, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid tonight extended the top award to all […]
May 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia: King issues decree loosening some guardianship regulations, but women remain under control of men in most areas

On 17 April 2017, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz issued a Royal decree instructing governmental entities in Saudi Arabia to provide services for women without requiring the […]
April 3, 2017

Bahia Shehab, first Arab women to win UN prize for culture

Egyptian-Lebanese visual artist Bahia Shehab has become the first Arab woman to ever receive the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture for her innovative use of Arabic calligraphy […]
April 2, 2017

Bodily rights – Feminist testimonies from Egypt

Mada Masr- I’ve been working on bodily rights since the revolution. Before 2011, I was a really ordinary woman. I wondered when I’d get married, when […]
March 15, 2017

Politics as a path – Feminist testimonies from Egypt

Mada Masr : Like most young men and women of my generation, my involvement in public affairs began with the January 25 revolution in 2011. It […]
March 11, 2017

Workingwomen and policy assessment – Feminist testimonies from Egypt

I decided to focus on issues related to workingwomen, because I believe they show the extent to which a society believes in the principles of social justice, […]
February 27, 2017

Cairo – Finding Women at Work Should Not be this Hard

By UN WOMEN : In  preparation  for  International  Women’s  Day,  UN  Women  Egypt  launches  new  print campaign titled “Finding Her” under the umbrella of UN Women’s […]