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Opinion| A global model to tackle violence against women
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The world has become more accepting of violence: former foreign minister
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Cairo joins in ‘Orange the World’ campaign raising awareness on gender-based violence
UN Women Egypt partners with Egyptian Government to support women who experienced gender-based violence
Nehal Samir
December 3, 2021
Violence against women threatens development after COVID-19 crisis: Elena Panova
“Ending this behaviour requires that everyone works jointly to confront and address this problem. It cannot be achieved by the government alone, by civil society alone, or by international development partners alone. It is our shared responsibility, and we all have a role to play,” said Panova.
Nehal Samir
November 30, 2021
Opinion| Egypt to enact a law to combat parental violence against children
In fact, the issue of violence directed against children is a complex and multidimensional matter, as violence against children means the use of all forms of physical, psychological, or verbal punishment on the part of the parents, one of them, or one of the individuals surrounding the child. This also includes psychological violence such as ridicule and insult and the lack of care for them in all aspects of health and economics, in addition to their exploitation in work that is not commensurate with their abilities, whether cognitive or physical.
Marwa El- Shinawy
November 17, 2021
All societies suffer violence, perpetrators are not mentally ill: American expert
Statistically, men are more violent than women, but this does not prevent women from committing violence as well: Clarissa Humphreys
Nehal Samir
August 28, 2021
Opinion| A global model to tackle violence against women
In the early months of the pandemic, the United Nations (UN) projected that quarantines and lockdowns could lead to a shocking 15 million additional cases of gender-based violence every three months. Sadly, those predictions appear to be coming true.
António Guterres
June 27, 2021
1 in 3 women experience violence globally: WHO
While numbers reveal alarmingly high rates of violence against women and girls, they do not reflect ongoing impact of COVID-19
Nehal Samir
March 21, 2021
Egypt, partners celebrate launch of project to eliminate violence against women
Project also aims to advance women’s financial inclusion, economic empowerment in rural Egypt
Daily News Egypt
March 13, 2021
NCW, Plan International present recommendations to ensure protection of women from violence amid COVID-19
NCW, Plan International Egypt organize regional conference on violence against women and girls and COVID-19
Nehal Samir
December 17, 2020
Advocacy organisation illuminates Egypt’s legal framework for women’s protection against violence
Egypt’s National Council for Women launched 16-day campaign to combat violence against women, which will continue until 10 December
Nehal Samir
December 9, 2020
NCW, UN Women Egypt light up Giza Pyramids against gender-based violence
The event joined the global community in launching the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 day period commences every year on 25 November, which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until International Human Rights Day on 10 December.
Daily News Egypt
November 28, 2020
World celebrates International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women
Thus women rights activists and organisations are calling for action to be taken to protect young girls and women from the violence they are exposed to.
Nehal Samir
November 25, 2020
NCW organises a seminar to combat all forms of violence against women
The symposium included a theatrical to address how to deal with cases of sexual harassment and economic exploitation of women
Sarah El-Sheikh
December 25, 2019
16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence kicks off
The campaign starts every 25 November which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, dubbed Orange Day, and runs until 10 December, the Human Rights Day.
Daily News Egypt
November 26, 2019
Prolonged violence hurts global investors’ confidence in Hong Kong: financial chief
Chan said the prolonged violence, including vandalizing shops and public facilities, has taken its toll on both Hong Kong’s economy and its reputation as a safe global commercial and financial centre.
Xinhua
November 4, 2019
Turkish, Palestinian females speak up against longstanding domestic violence
They gathered in Kadikoy neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul, repeating chants, like “Stop the murder of women!”, “Stop male violence!”, and “Do not ignore violence! Do something!”. They highlighted various harsh stories of women who have been recently murdered across the country.
Daily News Egypt
October 1, 2019
Third phase of ending violence against children kicks off, focusing on teenagers
Campaign to find an end to the culturally acceptable behaviour of mistreating children, and using various kinds of violence against adolescences
Nada Deyaa’
October 1, 2019
“Phantom of the Opera” normalises violence in society
Almost every day we read hundreds of reports of violence triggered by ethnic, religious or cultural hatred all over the world. It was dreadful to hear about the recent massacre at Walmart in Texas
Marwa El- Shinawy
August 21, 2019
Court sentences six to death, 41 to lifetime imprisonment violence related case
Defendants in “Popular Resistance in Kerdas” case were facing accusations of establishing illegal group, using violence, and violating the laws
Daily News Egypt
August 20, 2019
Egypt, France, UK, UAE, US, and Italy call for immediate end of Libya violence
The ongoing confrontation has threatened to destabilize Libya’s energy sector and exacerbated the tragedy of human migration in the Mediterranean.
Daily News Egypt
July 16, 2019
ILO adopts new labour standard to limit harassment, violence in workplace
The Violence and Harassment Convention 2019 and Violence and Harassment Recommendation 2019, were adopted by delegates on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva.
Daily News Egypt
June 29, 2019
Balcony child: Why is society too tolerant of violence against children?
Culture itself justifies physical violence, views beating children as form of discipline
Fatma Lotfi
February 3, 2019
Journey started from being violence victim, to suicidal, to becoming productive individual
Violence-victim shelters exist in Egypt; they change lives
Nehal Samir
December 6, 2018
How Egypt celebrates 16 days of activism against gender-based violence
Tadween aims to investigate reasons of increased harassment crimes, identify perpetrator motives behind these delinquencies
Daily News Egypt
November 29, 2018
Why world launches 16 days of activism against gender-based violence as of 25 November
43% of women in Egypt were exposed to psychological violence; 32% to physical violence; 12% to sexual violence; 17% to various forms of violence by husbands or fiancés; most common type of violence was physical violence from husband: CAPMAS
Nehal Samir
November 29, 2018
Opinion: Violence against women is a universal problem
November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Many Germans like pointing out the mistreatment of women abroad. But in truth, Germany is far from perfect itself, argues Beate Hinrichs.Health Minister Jens Spahn, of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), associates "honor" killings and forced marriages exclusively with immigrants. But is that …
November 25, 2018
From the stands to the streets: What does Chemnitz violence have to do with football?
On Sunday and Monday evening, right-wing extremists marched through the eastern German city of Chemnitz. The ringleaders of the movement have well-established links to the local football hooligan scene, as DW explains.”Our city — our rules,” began the Sunday morning Facebook post from Kaotic Chemnitz, a football hooligan group categorized as “extreme right-wing” by Saxony …
August 28, 2018
New round of violence between Gaza, Israel amid efforts to reach ceasefire
Amid efforts to reach a ceasefire to end hostilities, Gaza factions launched dozens of rockets into southern Israel, which responded by carrying out scores of air strikes into the strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry said that three Palestinians have been killed: a pregnant woman, a toddler and a Hamas militant and six others were wounded …
Daily News Egypt
August 9, 2018
The world has become more accepting of violence: former foreign minister
Dream of Ottoman caliphate is one of reasons why Turkey entered Syrian territory
Tamer Farhat
March 5, 2018
Trial begins for 21 defendants over Atfeeh sectarian violence
Angry mob attacked Coptic citizens in house used for prayer
Amira El-Fekki
December 27, 2017
Deprivation of inheritance is form of violence against women: NCW president
Inheritance law very important as women are victims most vulnerable to this crime, says Sakina Fouad
Daily News Egypt
December 13, 2017

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