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New project enlists Egyptian men to help fight violence against women

The Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Center in Cairo launched a project May 15 to enlist men to fight violence against women. According to a study conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation at the end of 2013, Egypt is the worst country for women’s rights in the Arab world.

Local groups implore UN to pay attention to human rights abuses in Egypt

Hours before the United Nations high commissioner for human rights was scheduled to address the 31st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday, 16 Egyptian organizations sent him a letter to voice their concerns over endemic rights abuses in the country.

Nadeem Center Issues New Report on Interior Ministry Violations Amid Government-Ordered Closure

Despite the order last month by Egyptian authorities to shut down the NGO Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture, the Center published a new report on Monday documenting human rights violations carried out by the Interior Ministry throughout February.