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
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.