Women’s shelter opens after survivor-centred renovation
The women’s shelter in 6th of October City was officially inaugurated after the completion of a comprehensive, survivor-centred redesign and physical upgrade. Learn more
Kicking off the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
UN Women Egypt marked the launch of the International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women and the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence by organizing several activities. Learn more
Zenein Decent Market to Empower Women and Girls opens in Giza
In partnership with the National Council for Women, Giza Governorate, UN Women and USAID, Zenein Market was opened after completing its renovations. Learn more
ID Cards Opening Doors for Egyptian Women
During awareness raising campaigns within the “Women’s Citizenship Initiative”, Rania Diab realized that issuing an ID card would create better opportunities for her family. Learn more
The United Nations is committed to accelerate efforts to eliminate FGM by 2030. We hope that Nada’s tragic death sheds light on the need to protect girls from this harmful practice as a matter of urgency. More
- UN in Egypt Statement on Nada, Victim of FGM in Assiut
- Women’s shelter in 6th of October opens after survivor-centred renovation
- The National Council for Women and UN Women Organize a Panel Discussion on “Between Two Seas” Film
- UN Women Egypt kicks off the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
Meet the business women working with UN Women and P&G's Stimulating Equal Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs programme. Read the full story.
Under UN Women’s Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Initiative, the redesign and physical upgrade of eight shelters for survivors of violence located across Egypt was completed, ensuring privacy and confidentiality for survivors and providing holistic services in response to their needs.