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Egypt

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Highlights
Ms. Christine Arab joins UN Women Egypt on 17 May 2020 as the new Country Representative

Christine Arab joined UN Women Egypt as the Country Representative on 17 May 2020 bringing to this position her over 20 years of experience and expertise in gender equality and women’s human rights, primarily as UN Women personnel (1998-2016) and most recently as an independent consultant providing technical expertise to UN Agencies, UN Country Teams and the Government of Canada. More

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Zenien Market

Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, the market represents an important source of economic security for vendors at a time when many are unable to continue working. UN Women has been closely monitoring the situation in the market to address any challenges that could negatively impact vendors. Read more ►

Fawzeya Ashraf adorns a mannequin with one of her creations.

Fawzeya Ashraf, an Egyptian stay-at-home mother of two, had never been able to find a job that allowed her the flexibility to work from home. Read the full journey of three women working at AlMashghal that falls under UN Women "Leadership, Empowerment, Access and Protection (LEAP)" programme.

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Between Two Seas Official Trailer

UN Women, in collaboration with the National Council for Women, has produced a film highlighting violence against women in its different forms.