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Vitamin D deficiency in women: Propaganda or critical health issue?

Most medical labs in Egypt offered discounts and promotions for vitamin D analysis for women during the last two years. In addition, the medical concerned bodies, both private and public sectors in Egypt launched awareness campaigns on the importance of vitamin D analysis and the dangers of vitamin D deficiency. Meanwhile, the National Council for …

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How were women portrayed in Ramadan season 2018?

Ramadan season is known for witnessing the production of a large number of series, that this season witnessed the presence of 30. That led to increasing the competition, but the question is how the portrayal of women in that huge number of series was. To answer this question, the National Council for Women (NCW), in …

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Ministry of Social Solidarity allocates 3,000 projects of Mastoura loan project for women with disabilities

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly announced in a press statement that her ministry allocated 3,000 projects from the Mastoura loan project for women with disabilities, corresponding with the declaration of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for 2018 as the year of people with disabilities. The Mastoura project was launched by President Al-Sisi last year, corresponding …

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A trend or not: how Egyptian women encounter with World Cup 2018?

The whole world in general either males or females is currently watching and following the World Cup with passion and dream for their teams to win it. All the North African countries, most notably Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia are known for their females’ spectators. Meanwhile, Egypt in specific was having more passion and dream as …

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40% of Egyptian women to participate in labour market by 2030: Al-Saeed

Egypt’s Minister of Planning Hala Al-Saeed said on Saturday that the the Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030 targets raising the participation rate of women in the labour market to 35% by 2020 and to 40% by 2030. She made the remarks during her meeting on Saturday with the UN Women country representative in Egypt, …

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NCW to monitor women’s of women in Ramadan dramas, commercials

Based on the social responsibility of the National Council for Women (NCW), Suzan Al-Kalini, head of the media committee at the NCW, announced that the council has formed a committee to monitor the image of women in the series, commercials, and programmes to be screened on television during the holy month of Ramadan. During the …

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Microsoft Egypt launches campaign to train more than 1,500 Egyptian women

Microsoft Egypt launched a women’s empowerment campaign under the hashtag #MakeWhatsNext, aimed at motivating young women to develop their skills and discover various professions in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. As part of the initiative, Microsoft Egypt collaborated with several governmental and non-governmental organisations around the world to organise a series of events …

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What defines relationship between women’s economic empowerment, basic education?

The head of Egyptian Feminist Union, Hoda Badran, conducted a study in cooperation with the United Nations Women’s office to answer the above question. It was conducted across six Arab countries: Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Morocco, and Bahrain. Economic policies, cultural heritage disrupt women’s empowerment The study showed that the high level of women’s …

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