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."
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights (ECWR) has been granted Consultative Status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
A statement from Amnesty International denouncing the closure and recommendations for action.
This report on violence against women in Egypt shows 247 women were killed during the first half of 2007.
A statement from the Association for Human Rights Legal Aid (APHRA) on increasing pressures on civil society organizations.
""La question essentielle qui nous est posée est: est-ce qu'un musulman peut choisir une autre religion que l'islam?"
The Egyptian director, Tahani Rashed, has highlighted through her documentary film "These Girls" the problem of street girls. The film has been awarded a prize at Cannes. Nelly Youssef conducts the following interview with the director.
En ce mois de mai 2001, l’heure n’est pas à la fête pour les homosexuels égyptiens. Depuis plusieurs mois, leur communauté, qui vit à la limite de la clandestinité, est devenue une des cibles privilégiées de la police.
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