Zeinab Radwan, Deputy Speaker of the People’s assembly in the Egyptian Parliament and member of the National Democratic Party, created a storm announcing “the testimony of a woman is legally equal in weight with a man’s testimony.”
The reform of Egypt’s family-law system was the outcome of a struggle to advance and guarantee women’s rights. Has the new system achieved this? In search of an answer, Mulki Al-Sharmani looks at the complex effects of the family-mediation process.
The ECWR is an independent Cairo-based NGO established in April 1996 to improve women's political and social status and confront all forms of discrimination against them. The website is available in Arabic and English.
"C’est plus facile de blâmer les autres pour notre tragédie internationale, car bien sur c’est plus confortable pour notre ego de blâmer ce qu’on appelle les mécréants, l’Amérique, Israël ou encore l’occident en général."