November 1, 2014

Google celebrates Lotfia El-Nadi, Egypt’s first female aviator

Google Egypt is celebrating the birthday of Lotfia El-Nadi, the first Egyptian and African female aviator. An image of the pilot wearing an aviator helmet appears […]
October 30, 2014

In a Report for the UN Universal Periodic Review

19 Rights Organizations Declare: A Dramatic Deterioration in the Status of Human Rights in Egypt over the Past Four Years In preparation for Egypt’s Universal Periodic […]
October 27, 2014

New Woman Foundation congratulates Faraj Allah company’s workers union success on providing nursery

After the launching of “obliging the governmental and private business owners to provide nurseries” campaign we reap the first fruits of the campaign. The ​​head of […]
October 20, 2014

News World news Nobel peace prize Malala Yousafzai: ‘Nobel award is for all the voiceless children

At 17, campaigner Malala, the schoolgirl the Taliban could not silence, becomes youngest Nobel peace prize recipient Malala Yousafzai once wrote: “We realise the importance of […]
October 3, 2014

“I bought a mattress and health insurance” – rural Rwandan farmer

UN Women Kigali, Rwanda – On a sunny Tuesday in the Nyaruguru district of Rwanda’s South Province, 75 women and men gather in their best clothes […]
September 21, 2014

Bahrain: GCHR Co-Director Maryam Al-Khawaja released, but still faces charges and remains under travel ban

On 18 September 2014, human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, co-director of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), was released from prison. Reports received by the […]
September 21, 2014

Bahrain: Women’s rights defender Ghada Jamsheer arrested for tweets

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) express concern over the arrest of women’s rights defender Ghada Jamsheer […]
September 3, 2014

Games and children, a new direction to ending sexual violence

UN Women In Cairo, a pilot project uses games and music to teach children to say no to violence. This initiative is part of the city’s […]
August 31, 2014

Moroccan Najat Belkacem first woman assigned to the Ministry of Education in France

The Moroccan Najat Belkacem first woman assigned to the Ministry of Education in France, and after that her appointment was announced last Tuesday Teams within the […]