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


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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Randa Atef is a 26-year-old electrical engineer from El-Mahalla El-Kubra, Gharbia Governorate. Atef is cofounder of the Robot Academy. Her passion for innovation and her drive to protect her sister, a dentist, from the coronavirus inspired Atef to use a locally manufactured 3-D printer to make her face shields. Read more ►


“During the COVID-19 pandemic, solidarity between women and men is crucial…Now is the time to share responsibilities and redefine perceptions.”, says Amr Abdelrahman, Chair of the Board of Directors of the community-based organization (CBO) Youth Association for Local Community Development. Abdelrahman’s perception towards gender equality has changed after attending the trainings under UN Women's “Men and Women for Gender Equality (MWGE)” programme. Read more ►

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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.