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Life & Style - Health
9/27/2023 2:38:47 PM
A new research by UN Women reported that decision-makers in the Arab region are overwhelmingly positive about paternal leave and men’s involvement in childcare.

World - International
9/7/2023 8:44:21 PM
From the fight against poverty to education access, from political representation to economic opportunity, the world is "failing women and girls," the United Nations warned in a report on gender equality released Thursday.

Egypt - Society
8/10/2023 2:20:29 PM
UN Women Egypt are opening doors for Egyptian women to step into the world of technology with a free online training programme designed to equip them with the skills needed to thrive in the information and technology job market.

World - International
7/24/2023 1:14:48 PM
Photo apps digitally undressing women, sexualized text-to-image prompts creating "AI girls" and manipulated images fueling "sextortion" rackets -- a boom in deepfake porn is outpacing US and European efforts to regulate the technology.

World - Region
7/20/2023 8:47:04 PM
United Nations experts on Thursday slammed a Libyan government policy effectively blocking women and girls from travelling abroad without a male guardian as discriminatory and a violation of their rights.

World - International
7/17/2023 5:17:17 PM
Taliban authorities have further increased restrictions on women and girls in Afghanistan in recent months, including in education and employment, the U.N. said in a report on the human rights situation issued Monday.

World - Region
4/8/2023 11:00:19 PM
Police in Iran said on Saturday they plan to use "smart" technology in public places to identify and then penalise women who violate the country's strict Islamic dress code.

World - Region
3/8/2023 9:47:51 PM
Women are the primary victims of wars and conflict, yet they remain severely underrepresented at diplomatic negotiations, officials told the United Nations Security Council on late Tuesday.

World - International
1/7/2023 8:09:16 PM
A top U.N. envoy met with the Taliban-led Afghan government’s higher education minister on Saturday to discuss the ban on women attending universities. Markus Potzel is the first international official to meet with him since the ban was introduced last month.

World - International
3/26/2022 6:43:59 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers refused to allow dozens of women to board several flights, including some overseas, because they were traveling without a male guardian, two Afghan airline officials said Saturday.

World - Africa
9/24/2021 12:19:58 PM
‘As the first female president in the history of my country, the burden of expectation to deliver gender equality is heavier on my shoulder,’ said Samia Suluhu Hassan, the president of Tanzania

World - International
9/5/2021 5:12:42 PM
The decree applies to private colleges and universities, which have mushroomed since the Taliban's first rule ended in 2001

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/26/2021 10:47:00 AM
The penalties faced by those found guilty of sexual harassment have been increased

World - International
3/27/2021 11:38:08 AM
The Commission on the Status of Women reaffirmed the blueprint to achieve gender equality adopted 25 years ago at the Beijing women's conference and shone a spotlight on several major issues today

World - Africa
3/25/2021 9:11:51 PM
Women told stories of gang rape, rape in front of family members and men being forced to rape their own family members under the threat of violence, deputy UN aid coordinator in Ethiopia said

Egypt - Politics
3/3/2021 12:34:21 PM
The hackathon includes three key tracks; fighting cyber crimes against women using technology, combating forms of violence against women in the public sphere, and digitisation of complaints regarding violence against women

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/16/2020 7:15:19 PM
Lift Like a Girl which unveils women’s weightlifting community that trains in the streets of Al-Wardian, Alexandria, scooped three awards during the 42nd Cairo International Film Festival

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
12/13/2020 7:37:00 AM
Shifting the burden of unpaid care work off women’s shoulders will boost their contribution to the economy, a recent report says

Egypt - Politics
11/26/2020 4:04:09 PM
The 16-day campaign is run by the National Council for Women and the UN Women Office in Egypt

Opinion - Test Page
7/2/2020 12:52:59 PM
A joint Op-Ed by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

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