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Gender SDGs Snapshot - Egypt

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Egypt launched the Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS) in 2015. The SDS serves as an umbrella for all development strategies in Egypt and is strongly guided by the universal SDGs. The SDS was developed through an inclusive and integrated process involving various stakeholders from government, civil society, and the private sector. More

Safe Cities Programme Brief

Sunday, July 22, 2018

The Cairo Safe City and Safe Public Spaces programme was launched in 2011 and is one of the founding programmes of the Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Global Flagship initiative. More

The Year of Egyptian Women - Achievements Report 2017

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The ‘Year of Egyptian Women’ has opened a historical window of opportunity for the advancement of gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) in Egypt. The launch of the National Women’s Empowerment Strategy (2017-2030) has firmed the political commitment towards realizing women’s political, economic and social rights as granted by the Constitution. The ambitious goals and targets do not only place women’s empowerment as a prerequisite for achieving gender... More

Gender-Responsive Budgeting in the Arab States: Experiences in Nine Countries

Sunday, June 10, 2018

This knowledge product presents profiles of the gender-responsive budget (GRB) initiatives that have been undertaken in nine Arab States over the last decade or so. The objective is to share this work with actors in the region and beyond, so that they can learn from the experiences, and use the lessons learned in further work in these countries and others. More

Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) Gender Profile Egypt May 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

Ending Violence Against Women Gender Profile Egypt May 2018 View / Download: English More

Profile of Rural Women

Monday, May 21, 2018

Rural Egypt is home to 58% of the Egyptian population1. Rural areas are characterised by stricter patriarchal familial and societal structures than urban areas2. However, rural Upper Egypt (where 44% of Egypt’s rural population is located) and rural Lower Egypt (56% of the rural population)3 differ significantly in terms of their socio-cultural norms and the associated economic and political context4. Disparities also exist with regards to the roles, responsibilities and social status of women, and their subsequent land ownership rates5. Rural Upper Egypt shows higher gender gaps than rural Lower Egypt in significant areas such as health, literacy and poverty. More

Understanding Masculinities: International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) - Egypt - Key Findings (2016-2017)

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is a comprehensive study on men’s attitudes and practices – along with women’s opinions and reports of men’s practices – on a wide variety of topics related to gender equality and women empowerment. Consisting of both a household survey and companion qualitative research, the overall goal of IMAGES is to build understanding of men’s practices and attitudes related to gender equality and women... More

Women’s Economic Empowerment Results in Egypt 2014 - mid 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Women’s Economic Empowerment Results in Egypt 2014- mid 2017 More

Achievement Report 2016

Thursday, September 7, 2017

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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