violence against women

Authorities arrest man in Ismailia for beating wife
Egypt

Authorities arrest man in Ismailia for beating wife

Ismailia security authorities on Monday arrested Abdullah A, a husband accused of beating his wife, after she filed a report…
North Sinai announces: Al-Rawda village free from violence against women
Egypt

North Sinai announces: Al-Rawda village free from violence against women

  North Sinai Governorate announced al-Rawda village, Bir al-Abed Center, as a safe village free from violence against women. North…
Details of unified bill to confront violence against women
Egypt

Details of unified bill to confront violence against women

Egyptian media published details of the unified draft law to confront violence against women. This was submitted by MP Nashwa…
NCW: 25 units within Egyptian universities to combat violence against women
Egypt

NCW: 25 units within Egyptian universities to combat violence against women

Members of the National Council for Women (NCW) Rania Yahya said that the number of units to combat violence against…
More violence, less income: Arab women bear the brunt of COVID-19, study finds
Middle East

More violence, less income: Arab women bear the brunt of COVID-19, study finds

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned Heba Mordaa’s life upside down. “Ever since the lockdowns started in March 2020, my work has…
Afghan polio vaccine drive in trouble after three female medics killed
Middle East

Afghan polio vaccine drive in trouble after three female medics killed

JALALABAD/KABUL (Reuters) – The killing of three female polio vaccine providers in Afghanistan this week has forced aid agencies and…
Turkish women say their safety ‘hanging in the balance’ after treaty exit
Middle East

Turkish women say their safety ‘hanging in the balance’ after treaty exit

ANKARA (Reuters) – Beaten by her former boyfriend, Yagmur Denli found healing in her work treating animals and safety in…
US, Europe press Turkey to rethink ditching violence-on-women pact
Middle East

US, Europe press Turkey to rethink ditching violence-on-women pact

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – US and European leaders denounced what they called Turkey’s baffling and concerning decision to pull out of…
How many femicides in Turkey are covered up as suicides?
Middle East

How many femicides in Turkey are covered up as suicides?

The gruesome murder of women is all too common in Turkey and news of such crimes repeatedly shocks large parts of the…
Draft law suggests harshening penalty for domestic abuse to up to 5 years in prison
Egypt

Draft law suggests harshening penalty for domestic abuse to up to 5 years in prison

MP Amal Salama, a member of the Media and Culture Committee in Egypt’s House of Representatives has completed preparing new…
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