La jeune et belle actrice égyptienne Abeer Sabri était sans doute loin d’imaginer qu’en décidant de ne plus porter le hidjab, elle allait subir la colère des islamistes.
The campaign started in 2005, where the center discovered that there was no relevant data on the issue, nor studies nor statistics or researches were done at that time."
“Nous avons essayé (d’obtenir le certificat), mais on nous a dit que nous devions choisir entre musulman, chrétien ou juif”, explique la soeur de la défunte.
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.
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