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World - Region
3/9/2024 12:16:10 PM
Legal equality for women could take centuries as the fight for gender equality is becoming an uphill struggle against widespread discrimination and gross human rights abuses, the United Nations chief said on International Women’s Day.

Business - Economy
12/6/2023 10:01:12 AM
Egypt’s delegation to the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28), headed by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, finalized crucial agreements, MoUs, and initiatives spanning green energy, climate action, and gender equality during the first week of the conference.

Business - Energy
12/5/2023 6:28:11 PM
Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat witnessed Tuesday the launch of an international partnership to enhance women’s ability to adapt to climate change and ensure a just, gender-responsive transition, during a high-level event at COP28 in Dubai.

Opinion -
9/28/2023 11:54:00 AM
A storm of unprecedented proportion is brewing in Canada.

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.

World - International
7/23/2023 6:31:58 PM
Gender trumped tribe for a group of furious Indian mothers who torched the homes of two men from their own community who were accused of abusing women in a video that sparked outrage.

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.

Egypt - Society
6/15/2023 10:02:33 PM
Egypt officially launched on Thursday the Country Partnership Document (CPD) for the period 2023-2027 with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF).

World - International
6/12/2023 2:11:18 PM
Data tracking biases against women has shown no progress over the past decade, with prejudices remaining "deeply embedded" in society despite rights campaigns such as MeToo, a UN report said Monday.

World - Region
6/7/2023 1:37:35 PM
Opposition lawmakers won a majority in Kuwait's parliament but with a notable lack of gender diversity, with only one woman elected out of the 50 seats, results showed on Wednesday, after the Gulf state's seventh general election in just over a decade.

Business - Economy
5/23/2023 5:59:39 PM
Over three days, the Forbes Middle East Women’s Summit held in Saudi Arabia has been shedding light on the leadership role women in the Middle East region are playing in businesses, touching upon equality, entrepreneurship, and empowerment as key areas women have notable contributions across, as well as exploring solutions that invest in the future of women in the region.

Opinion -
5/8/2023 5:58:12 PM
Concerns about population growth reflect anxieties about equality, conflict, the economy, health and education, and their solutions should be driven by the goal of promoting gender equality and empowering women.

Business - Economy
5/4/2023 12:54:39 PM
Egypt hosted on Wednesday the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) summit on Law and Gender Conference, with a focus on the interplay between the private sector and the judiciary in advancing women’s economic participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Opinion -
5/1/2023 12:27:51 PM
Gender equality and fair treatment of women and girls is a moral imperative, but global data analytics, evidence and experience clearly demonstrate that including women also fosters economic growth and stability, especially in times of fiscal challenges.

World - International
4/10/2023 2:24:56 PM
The Taliban have banned families and women from restaurants with gardens or green spaces in Afghanistan's northwestern Herat province, an official said Monday. The moves followed complaints from religious scholars and members of the public about mixing of genders in such places, he said.

Opinion -
3/28/2023 4:04:14 PM
Theresa J. Whitmarsh, former CEO of the Washington State Investment Board, once said, “If you exclude 50 percent of the talent pool, it is no wonder you find yourself in a war for talent.”

Sports - Omni sports
3/23/2023 11:47:20 PM
The decision taken by World Athletics on Thursday to ban male-to-female transgender athletes from women's competition is likely to have a wider effect on global sports.

Life & Style - City Lights
3/15/2023 10:51:32 PM
Canada, Sweden and Mexico presented nine Egyptian women with "Champions of Change" awards to appreciate their contributions to gender equality and national development in a celebration to mark Egyptian Women's Day, which falls on the 16th of March every year.

World - International
3/6/2023 2:31:06 PM
Women have a harder time accessing work globally than previously thought, while the gender gap in working conditions and pay has barely budged in two decades, the United Nations said Monday.

World - International
12/29/2022 5:52:22 PM
Spain's interior minister denounced Thursday a "dreadful" surge in gender violence which has seen nine women killed in December, mainly by their partners, making it the deadliest month this year.

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