Civil and political rights - Egypt

Shadow NGO Report on Egypt' s fourth and fifth Combined Periodic Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

03.06.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

This report focuses on three articles of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW): article 11 on equal rights to employment, article 12 on equal rights of access to health services and article 16 on equal rights in marriage and family relations. It forms part of the framework of a project by the Alliance for Arab Women aimed at monitoring the implementation of the first two articles in several villages in Egypt. The project has made it possible to consult women to assess the quality of the health services, working conditions and employment opportunities provided by the government.


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : Fatma Khafagy
  • Publishing house : Alliance For Arab Women
  • Publication date : 2009
  • Number of pages : 21
  • Language : English


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Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
Association Irtikaa
Rural Women's Development Socity
Tunisie pionnieres
Equality Unit
Voix de la Femme Jemmeliya (VFJ)
Civil Coalition for the development of Solidarity action (CCDAS)
Ibsar Association for the Culture and Leisure of blind and visually handicapped people
Regional Center for Dialogue and Mediation (RCMD)
Palestinian Businesswomen's Association ASALA
Istar Montull Mussach
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Association Neama for Development
FLSH Ain Chock
Association of Women in Green Economy (AFEV)
Moroccan Association of Reproductive Health
Association Féminine pour le Développement de la Famille (AFDF)
Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy
Right and Democracy Organization
The Libyan Network to Support and Empower Women
SEMNID Association for Social Development
Sama Goods
Infakto Research Workshop
ASURIF Feminist Association
Sciences Po
Tunisian Association of Gender Studies
Sana Hafsa Consulting Office
Building Bridge Association (BBA)
Union Nationale de la Femme Tunisienne (UNFT)
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Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
The Egyptian Youth Council for Development
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