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4 July 2010
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UNITED NATIONS — Violence against women takes many forms: sexual assault, child marriage, incest, wife beating, prostitution, female genital mutilation, dowry-related violence, trafficking, sexual... Read more
26 June 2010
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ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT — The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR), in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and in coordination with the Women and Development Society in... Read more
13 June 2010
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WASHINGTON, USA — UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya A. Obaid was presented an award for a lifetime of delivering for women at the close of an intense, three-day show of support for the women of the... Read more
10 June 2010
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CAIRO, EGYPT — The seminar titled "Interventions to Accelerate the Abandonment of FGM: Lessons Learned, Challenges and Opportunities" gathered activists, international organizations, professionals... Read more
8 June 2010
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UNITED NATIONS — Global health leaders at Women Deliver, the world’s largest maternal health conference, have called on the G-8 and G-20 to dramatically increase investments in midwifery services in... Read more
7 June 2010
CAIRO, EGYPT — A theatre-based education training using Y-PEER manuals and trainers was held in Cairo between 30 May and 3rd June at the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) premises... Read more
30 May 2010
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UNITED NATIONS — Annual fistula campaigns in North Darfur began in 2001 at Elfasher’s Fistula Centre. UNFPA became involved following the onset of the conflict in Darfur in 2004. Ever since, UNFPA... Read more
14 May 2010
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UNITED NATIONS — Eight of Africa’s best known musicians are calling for commitment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in a song, video and advocacy campaign. It will be featured before,... Read more
5 May 2010
Gender Responsive National Plans colloquium, held by the National Council for Women (NCW) this May. The seminar aimed at reviewing the progress made in integrating gender in the National Development... Read more
26 April 2010
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CAIRO, EGYPT — Four delegates from the Ministry of Health of Sudan visited Egypt from 23–27 May in order to take part in an Observational Study Tour to learn about the experience of the Ministry of... Read more

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