UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women


Taa Marbouta Campaign
“Taa Marbouta” Campaign

Under the Social, Economic and Legal Empowerment of Egyptian Women Joint Programme, UN Women Egypt Country Office joined forces with The National Council for Women, UNFPA, UNDP and the Swedish Government to develop a national campaign to support and empower Egyptian women. More

  • Achievement Report 2016

    Achievement Report 2016

    UN Women Egypt released its new achievement report highlighting the main results for 2016 under its various focus areas including leadership and participation; eliminating violence against women; economic empowerment; education and engaging men and boys. More

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Zap Tharwat ft. Amina Khalil - Nour

The latest song from Egyptian rapper Zap Tharwat, featuring Amina Khalil, emphasizes the importance of gender equality in the workplace and breaking down stereotypes. The song was developed under the leadership of the National Council for Women in collaboration with UN Women Egypt Country Office with the generous support of the Embassy of Japan

Community groups interact with Executive Director during her first visit to Egypt

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka laughs with a group of young girls during a visit to one of UN Women’s Cairo Safe City programme sites on 3 February 2015. UN Women Egypt /Mohamed Ezz Aldin

“I am precious, I am loved, my body is mine only, my body protects me” sang a group of young girls and boys trained by the SAFE programme on child abuse, which is a key component of the Cairo Safe City Programme. The visit to one of the flagship programmes in Egypt that is part of UN Women’s Global Safe Cities Initiative came as part of Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka’s first official visit to Egypt as Head of UN Women. Interacting with the children afterwards, who called her “mama”, UN Women’s Executive Director said she was impressed by their performance, and urged them to keep up their efforts to prevent violence against women and girls. More 

Planet 50–50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality