On February 22, 2018, the Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers organized the closing conference of the program ‘’for the promotion of women’s political participation – Awareness’’ at the Safir Dokki Hotel in Cairo. The conference included the presentation of the main achievements and successes of the program, as well as several discussions on the role of Egyptian women in supporting gender issues and enhancing their participation in society.
The conference was organized with the support of the United Nations Women’s Fund for Gender Equality – UN Women, with the participation of members of the House of Representatives and representatives of the Ministries of Social Solidarity, Culture and Health. Female leaders of the program of eight governorates also participated in the conference, together with a group of heads of NGOs, international and local organizations, political parties, trade and labour unions.
To learn more about the conference, please see the link below.
You can also read the final statement of the conference here.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.