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World - Region
10/7/2022 4:27:05 PM
One person was killed and four others, two women and two children, were injured when a bomb exploded Friday in the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, counter-terrorism forces said.

COP27 - Climate change
10/5/2022 4:19:24 PM
The Top 50 Women Forum will hold a seminar on Wednesday titled "Women Towards Sustainability" to discuss women's role in addressing climate change as Egypt prepares to host the COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh 6-18 November.

Opinion -
10/4/2022 8:30:49 PM
Sex is becoming a lucrative business. This is not new. For centuries women have either sold their bodies willingly or been forced to do it. In today's globalized economy, the negative associations of sex with adultery are largely overlooked.

World - Region
10/2/2022 6:08:08 PM
At least 92 people have been killed as Iran has cracked down on women-led protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the notorious morality police, the group Iran Human Rights said Sunday.

World - International
10/2/2022 10:11:42 AM
More than 100 Afghan women students rallied in the western city of Herat on Sunday, protesting against a suicide bombing on a Kabul classroom that killed dozens as they prepared for exams.

World - International
10/1/2022 6:17:13 PM
A group of Afghan women Saturday protested a suicide bombing that killed or wounded dozens of students in a Shia education center in the capital Kabul a day earlier, demanding better security from the Taliban-run government.

Sports - Omni sports
10/1/2022 2:12:25 PM
A'ja Wilson poured in 19 points as the all-conquering United States crushed China 83-61 to win their fourth straight women's basketball World Cup and 11th overall in Sydney on Saturday.

Sports - World
9/29/2022 9:20:36 PM
The presence of three female referees at the World Cup in Qatar will send "a strong sign", said one of those women selected on Thursday.

Business - Economy
9/29/2022 5:19:26 PM
Heike Harmgart, the managing director of the southern and eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), said that Egypt is the largest recipient of EBRD’s investment in the region since day one.

World - Region
9/29/2022 10:40:35 AM
Taliban forces fired shots into the air on Thursday to disperse a women's rally supporting protests in Iran over the death of a woman in the custody of morality police.

Egypt - Society
9/28/2022 9:15:55 PM
Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) announced on Wednesday the launch of the second edition of the ‘Rowing the Nile Challenge’ initiative from Upper Egypt's Aswan city to the Damietta city of Ras El-Bar in efforts to raise awareness on multiple environmental and socio-economic issues.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
9/27/2022 11:08:02 PM
More and more Egyptian women are joining the labour market according to statistics, but are there enough to bring about equality?

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/27/2022 10:22:56 PM
The German Invest for Employment initiative is focusing on women-centred projects and helping to make them more eligible for funding, reports Mai Samih

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/27/2022 9:20:16 PM
Islamist lifestyle influencers on social media are propagating regressive and narrowly consumerist messages about women’s rights and freedoms, writes Sameh Fawzy

Egypt - Health
9/27/2022 5:37:21 PM
2.6 million Egyptian women wish to postpone pregnancy but lack awareness and resources to do so, said Deputy Minister of Health and Population Tarek Tawfik, citing intense poverty, physical isolation and a lack of female doctors as the key drivers.

Life & Style - Health
9/26/2022 7:35:53 PM
World Contraception Day, which falls on 26 September, was marked in Cairo on Sunday with the launching of a new initiative dubbed Act with Her that aims to advance the health of Egyptian women in order to empower them.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
9/26/2022 12:54:00 PM
More and more women are being trained to start their own businesses in Egypt.

World - Region
9/25/2022 2:24:09 PM
Iran's ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed "decisive action" against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

World - Region
9/24/2022 8:37:04 PM
Iran's main reformist party called Saturday for an end to the mandatory Islamic dress code for women in force since 1983, after eight straight nights of protests.

Sports - Africa
9/23/2022 5:30:47 PM
The Zambian soccer federation opened an investigation Friday into claims of sexual abuse in the women's game and said it was taking accusations made on social media serious enough to ask police for help with the inquiry.

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