Civil and political rights - Egypt

Steps backward ... parliamentary representation of women is not enough: Report of the situation of women for 2015

31.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

In spite of the significant increase in the representation of women in the parliament of 2015, Egyptian women continue to suffer from various forms of violence and inequality. The report focuses on the most important developments of women’s status in various areas throughout 2015, such as civil and political rights, economic rights and different types of violence against women, such as sexual harassment and female genital mutilation. It also sheds light on the efforts for the empowerment of women and supporting them to have a full access to their rights and freedoms. 


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights (ECWR)
  • Publishing house : The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights (ECWR)
  • Publication date : 2016
  • Number of pages : 46
  • Language : Arabic


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