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Egypt - Politics
6/5/2022 6:56:12 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Justice Omar Marwan issued a decree on Sunday ordering the formation of a legal and judicial expert committee to draft a balanced personal law for Muslims in Egypt within four months.

Egypt - Politics
6/4/2022 7:25:36 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has urged the formation of a committee of legal and judicial experts specialised in family courts and lawsuits to enact a balanced personal status draft law for Muslims.

Egypt - Politics
5/10/2022 11:16:34 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Tuesday that there was an urgent need for a new balanced personal status law in Egypt to solve family issues honestly and impartially.

Egypt - Society
3/28/2022 9:23:57 PM
Reforming religious discourse in Egypt would play an important role in curbing the early marriages of girls, as the personal status laws in the country are based on religious regulations, not on the civil code, an Egyptian human rights group said on Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/15/2021 11:16:00 AM
Pressure mounts for parliament to prioritise changes to the Personal Status Law

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/25/2021 4:10:00 PM
While the Senate approved a law toughening penalties on female circumcision, President Al-Sisi asked parliament to pass a bill banning child marriage,

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/25/2021 4:06:00 PM
Women are expecting, from the president, a balanced personal status law

Egypt - Politics
3/21/2021 3:28:00 PM
'We will hear from everyone through a societal dialogue in order for the law to meet all demands and serve the public's interest'

Egypt - Politics
3/21/2021 2:11:53 PM
'We will hear from everyone through a societal dialogue in order for the law to meet all demands and serve the public's interest,' he said

Opinion -
3/3/2021 3:30:07 PM
The history of the women’s movement in Egypt goes back to at least the late 1800s, yet that legacy struggles to propel us forward as evidenced by the latest debate on the proposed new personal status law

Egypt - Politics
12/19/2019 3:09:23 PM
Ahram Online looks at some of the changes to the country's family law that have been suggested by MPs, political parties and religious and state bodies

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/7/2019 8:19:00 PM
Al-Azhar’s suggestions for the new personal status law is controversial, reports Reem Leila

Egypt - Politics
9/4/2019 7:56:30 PM
Parliament is under public pressure to pass the law in its final season

Egypt - Politics
5/30/2019 6:50:25 PM
The countdown to the discussion of new drafts of the personal status law has begun

Egypt - Politics
12/7/2016 5:54:23 PM

Egypt - Politics
6/4/2015 1:43:44 PM
A protest that brought to a quick close Pope Tawadros's Wednesday sermon appears to have been based around restrictive personal status laws

Egypt - Politics
9/26/2012 12:50:27 PM
Little-known group of Coptic-Christians calls for Copts to be subject to Islamic Law – which, unlike church law, allows for divorce – under Egypt's new constitution

Books -
4/9/2012 6:38:04 PM
Karima Kamal's new book signing event became a lively discussion about the rights of Copts in the wake of the passing of the pope and the context of an Islamist-dominated legislative body

Books -
4/5/2012 2:53:32 PM
Journalist Karima Kamal picks through the contentious issues around personal status for Copts, including in marriage and divorce

Egypt - Politics
4/2/2012 2:38:02 PM
Family and personal status issues, particularly in relation to women, remain hotly debated with some seeing a move on behalf of Islamists to rescind recently won rights

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