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27 December 2018

A palette of population matters

A train meanders on the walls of a narrow alley in the Burullus town of Kafr el-Sheikh, barely able to carry the passengers hanging from its windows and clinging to its doors. The mural – the brainchild of artist Ahmed Selim – depicts the growing population in Egypt. “The train is debilitated, its track is broken and is headed

7 December 2018

‘We are all one’: The Unstoppable run promotes rights of persons with disabilities

Twenty-two year old Rahma Khaled participated in a Friday morning 2 km run to send a strong message; we are all one. The swimming champion with Down syndrome hopes to cement the belief that everyone is capable and that “with strong will, nothing is impossible.” “We are all heroes, we are all one,” she said.  Khaled recently

1 December 2018

8 km women’s race kicks off Destination Egypt 2030

UNFPA Egypt and the Ministry of Youth and Sports organized the first women’s race in Egypt on November 30 in partnership with the National Council for Women and Cairo Runners. The race fell under the 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence and aimed to combat and raise awareness on violence against women and

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