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26 June 2010

ECWR and UNFPA Organize an Awareness Day for Youth to Combat Sexual Harassment in Alexandria

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

UNFPA Executive Director Honoured for a Lifetime of Delivering for Women

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

Conference on FGM in Egypt: Lessons Learned, Challenges and Opportunities

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

Global Health Leaders Issue Call to Action to Increase Number of Midwives in Developing World

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

Outreach Workers Participate in the Theatre-Based Education Training at the NCCM

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

2010 Fistula Campaign: Darfur Fistula Patients Count on UNFPA for Regular Help

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

Renowned Musicians Collaborate on "8 Goals for Africa"

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 in the Spotlight at the National Council for Women

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

Four Delegates from the MoH of Sudan Visit Egypt to Learn about the Egyptian Experience in Achieving Accelerated Reduction in Maternal Mortality

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

9 March 2010

International Women's Day: Raising Awarness of Inequalities against Women

CAIRO, EGYPT — In collaboration with the Gender and Development Group (GAD), the British Council in Cairo held a two-day celebration on March 9 and 10 on the occasion of the International Women’s... Read more