women’s rights

May 21, 2022

Second Joint Statement on Personal Status Law 

The Statement is open for signature submission. Second Joint Statement on Personal Status Law  A Welcome to the document of the National Council for Women on […]
May 11, 2022

First Joint statement on Personal Status Law

Joint statement Personal Status Law Urgent need for comprehensive and integrated approach, not a minor procedural interventions; We welcome the decision of the attorney-general/ public prosecutor […]
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 […]
October 1, 2017

On the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe Abortion: the Egyptian government should sign the Maputo Protocol and take action to protect the life and health of women

The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and the feminist global alliance Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice (RESURJ) call on the Egyptian government to amend the abortion […]
May 18, 2016

The Value of Women’s unpaid Housework in Egypt

Women in Egypt are accused of being reluctant to participate in the economic activities. Official data and reports repeat over and again that women’s participation in […]
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 […]