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CEDAW Association launches its annual report on the status of Egyptian women in 2017

27.03.2018 / Created by ledebe387
CEDAW Association launches its annual report on the status of Egyptian women in 2017

The CEDAW Association for Democracy and Human Rights launched its annual report on the situation of women in Egypt, especially in 2017, on the occasion of the Egyptian Women’s Day. This report sheds light on the conditions and achievements of Egyptian women during this year, through four axes:

  1. Political empowerment of women by strengthening their leadership roles, increasing their representation in elected parliamentary assemblies, preventing discrimination against them and increasing their participation in the elections.
  2. Women’s economic empowerment through the development of their capacities, the expansion of employment options and the equalization of opportunities, and the employment of women in the private sector and assistance in the establishment of small enterprises.
  3. Social empowerment through increased educational and health services provided to women and provision of services to working mothers in order to facilitate their work.
  4. Eliminate the negative aspects women face through the adoption of special legislation and laws against violence against women and the revision of the Personal Status Code to promote equality between women and men.

To read the full report (available only in Arabic), you can check the attached file.

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Observatori Cultural de Gènere
Socio-cultural centre for women in action
Social Association for Media Profession
Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Center (ACT)
Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)
Center for Study and Research on Human Rights and Migration
Yala Academy
Palestinian Human Rights Organization (PHRO)
KAFA (enough) Violence and Exploitation
Egyptian Female Lawyers
Pertinence Sa Dynamisme Qualite
Sanaa El Aji
Space Starting Point (ESPOD)
Association Citoyens Acteurs
ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality
Femmes-Education Arts-Médiation (FEDAM)
Juzoor for Health and Social Development (Juzoor)
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Nahda Association for Relief and development
Abdulhakeq Al Barghazi
Mohammed V University- Agdal Rabat
Journalists Without Borders (JWB)
Association Femmes en Communication (FEC)
Maysa Hajjaj
Mouna Mtibaa
Mor Masa Ritüeli
Mediterranean Network against Trafficking Women (MNATW)
Trajectories of Peace and Development
Assemblée des Femmes Paris Ile-de-France
Portuguese Association of Women in Legal Careers
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
Youth & Women Empowerment Forum
Nisaa Network
The Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development - REFORM
Psycho Social Counseling Center for Women (PSCCW)
Radio Hawa FM

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