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Racha Ramadan

Member since 23.07.2016



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Racha Ramadan is an assistant professor at Cairo University. She conducts a research that is mainly focused on tackling the determinants of women empowerment in Egypt and other Arab countries. More precisely, Racha is interested in analyzing the individual and community factors affecting women's empowerment; their decision power within their household, their mobility freedom, their employment status and access to the labor force. The target population of her researches are academic researchers and policy makers.

Racha Ramadan is the coordinator of the Anti-harassment Unit in the Faculty of Economics and Political Science. She works on raising awareness about gender equality and fighting any type of violence against women within the Cairo University Campus. The role of this Unit is to shed the light on this phenomenon, among Cairo University students, and to offer advices and support whenever it is needed. For instance, during the 16 days of awareness of violence against women initiated by the UN Women, the Anti-harassment Unit in collaboration with the students of the Faculty, they organized an “orange” day where they work on raising awareness among students. Such activities allow Racha to work closely with her students from both genders, motivate them to work together and to end such a phenomenon.

Racha Ramadan has between 2 and 5 years of work experience in gender equality.


Address : Faculty of Economics and Political Science - Cairo University, 12361 ,Egypt
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They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Right and Democracy Organization
The Egyptian Youth Council for Development
Egyptian Feminist Union – EFU
Youth Today Association for Development
March Lebanon Association
The Moroccan Human Rights Forum
University of Manouba Tunisia
Coalition for Tunisian Women
Association Citoyens Acteurs
Forum for Professionals fighting against Family Honor Crimes in the Palestinian society in Israel
Association for the Development & Enhancement of Women (ADEW)
Permanent Peace Movement (PPM)
Faculty of Humanities-Martil, Abdelmalek Essaâdi University
Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL)
International Alliance of Women (IAW)
National Commission for Lebanese Women
Association Femme et Citoyenneté
SEMNID Association for Social Development
Office for Gender Equality
Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA)
Sana Hafsa Consulting Office
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Association Feminine de Lutte contre le Violence à l'Egard de la Femme et de l'Enfant (AFLCVF)
Centre des femmes arabes de formation et de recherche (CAWTAR)
Arab Institute for Human Rights
Association Generation Challenge for Development and Culture
Challenge Association of Sustainable Development (A.C.D.D.)
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Association Tawaza pour le plaidoyer de la femme
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
Carmen Garraton
Mauritanian Council of Businesswomen – CMFA
Bulgarian School of Politics  Dimitry Panitza
SIDRA Association
Urban Community of Marrakech
Association Tazghart

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