The Egyptian government has banned female students from wearing the niqab, a face-covering veil, at schools, according to state-owned media.
A look of admiration from behind bars, accompanied by hope for a better tomorrow that brings her and her life partner together. A life partner in whose cause she believes and has pride in his steadfastness in the face of his jailer, awaiting his release to that she can complete …
Mothers and campaigners in Egypt are counting on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s signal that he backs an overhaul of 71-year-old guardianship laws which deprive millions of women of control over financial and educational decisions for their children.
After seven years of emotional and physical exhaustion, Sarah was finding it difficult to stay in her marriage.
Egyptian authorities have arbitrarily detained women and girls related to suspected members of the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in North Sinai, some for months or years, Human Rights Watch and the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights said today.
The recent announcement of two children — a 10-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy — getting engaged has renewed the debate about child marriage in Egypt.
Door of justice slammed shut in high-profile sectarian case, Thabet now faces civil suit from men who assaulted her
The door was shut on the possibility of justice in a high profile sectarian case last week when the Court of Cassation upheld the acquittal of three men who assaulted Soad Thabet, 74, during sectarian riots in Minya over six years ago.
The Egyptian 24-year-old young woman who reportedly took her own life in northern Egypt is a victim of social vices and deeply-rooted flawed beliefs, turning a victim into a culprit, experts told The New Arab.
The Egyptian authorities have failed to protect vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers from pervasive sexual violence, including by failing to investigate rape and sexual assault, Human Rights Watch said today.
Calls for toughening laws against child marriage and violence against children in Egypt have been renewed after an underage girl had been unofficially married and her chastity questioned by her husband.