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Deana Shaaban Salutes Women with Her Spring 2019 Collection

The mesmerising tunes of jazz embraces women as they walk into her studio. Welcomed by coffee aroma, eloquent tulle gowns, and proud silk drapes – stepping into the world of Deana Shaaban is as smooth as sailing through a charming, yet calm ocean. Over the duration of 10 years, she has managed to remain at …

Daily News Egypt

NCW monitors image of women in Ramadan dramas, commercials

The President of the National Council of Women (NCW), Maya Morsi announced that the council established a committee headed by Suzan Al-Kalini, head of the media committee at the NCW, to monitor the image of women in series, commercials, and programmes to be screened on television during the holy month of Ramadan. Morsi noted that …

Daily News Egypt

The widespread impact of domestic violence

María Salguero knows how to leverage her background as a geophysical engineer on behalf of women. Since 2016, she has been tracking cases of femicide (also known as feminicide) all over Mexico. Femicide is the deliberate killing of a woman or girl because of their gender. Every year, there are tens of thousands of missing …

Cesar Chelala

Uber adds new feature for female drivers to drive only women in Saudi Arabia

Uber announced a new “Women Preferred View” feature for female drivers in Saudi Arabia which allows them to select only female customers. The launch of this unique feature comes on the back of Uber’s Masaruky initiative that aims to increase women’s participation in the workforce through access to affordable transportation, in addition to increasing women’s …

Daily News Egypt

Meet masterminds behind upcoming Narrative Disruptors summit

When you are trying to get the word out about your product by marketing and promoting it, the process can be difficult. Hence, branding or promoting a notion or a country will be even more difficult. Since 2016, Lamia Kamel, chairperson of the communications consulting agency CC Plus, took the risk regarding Narrative Summits, which is …

Nihal Samir

Egypt’s first ‘ideal mother’: woman’s success story, struggles 

Egypt honoured 32 women across Egypt on Monday, naming them ‘ideal mothers for 2019’. The mother come from different governates across Egypt, including Cairo; Giza; Assiut; North Sinai; New Valley; Qena; Matrouh; Alexandria; Kafr El-Sheikh; Aswan; Fayoum; the Red Sea; Qaliubiya; Sharqeya; Port Said; Gharbeya; Beni Suef; Menoufiya; Beheira; Sohag; South Sinai, and Suez. Meanwhile, …

Nihal Samir

Celebrate her Youth: An Initiative to Grow Bolder

With March being the month of women in general, and mothers in particular, many international brands are already lining up to salute females. Whether through special designs or with dedicated campaigns, local designers jumped on the wagon with few memorable shoots. Nonetheless, jewellery designer Jude Benhalim stood out amidst the trend by choosing to shift …

Daily News Egypt

International Women’s Day: where does Egypt stand in terms of women’s economic empowerment?

Friday 8 March marks the International Women’s Day 2019, while several government officials, parliamentarians, and UN women personnel assembled to ring the stock exchange bell to raise awareness on the importance of women’s economic empowerment. The first International Women’s Day to be officially recognized was back in 1911, and 2019 marks the 107th annual celebration. …

Nihal Samir