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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 2.2 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.79 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2012 was 0.60 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Laos, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

12.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 15, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"Law 70 of 2017, which was enacted on 24 May,requires NGOs to seek permission to operate from 'the competent administrative entity' that will decide whether an association’s work is in line with the Government’s development and social welfare plans. Civil society groups will also be required to report all information on their funding, activities and programmes to the authorities, and to seek permission for activities, including conducting surveys. All NGOs currently conducting any “civic activity” have one year to amend registration. If they do not comply within 60 days of a request to report, they can face closure for one year. Non-compliance with some provisions of the law can result...more
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Comoros, Cote D'Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Iraq, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Palestine, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Yemen
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"Over the past 20 years, the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA), has worked with thousands of grassroots women in Egypt and throughout the region. The group has helped marginalized Egyptian women access legal services, has led sexual health trainings, and has hosted seminars about literacy and political empowerment that have enriched and empowered women of all ages" (para. 2). "El Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of the Victims of Violence and Torture— [is] one of the only clinics in Egypt providing critical services to survivors of violence and torture" (para. 9). "Nazra for Feminist Studies .. is a ... women’s rights organization whose efforts to strengthen the Egyptian...more
Nov. 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-2

"Over the past 20 years, the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA), has worked with thousands of grassroots women in Egypt and throughout the region. The group has helped marginalized Egyptian women access legal services, has led sexual health trainings, and has hosted seminars about literacy and political empowerment that have enriched and empowered women of all ages" (para. 2)."Nazra for Feminist Studies, founded in Cairo in December 2007, is a prominent women’s rights organization whose efforts to strengthen the Egyptian feminist movement and integrate feminism and gender awareness into politics and society" (para. 19).
Nov. 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"Azza Soliman, a bold Egyptian woman human rights defender and the founder of the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance, was arrested by police officers at her home yesterday morning... While relieved that she was not detained after her interrogation, we are worried that her arrest yesterday indicates a new escalation in the case against local NGOs" (para. 1). "As the crackdown against human rights organizations continues to escalate in Egypt, the newest threat would be truly disastrous: Egyptian president al-Sisi is poised to sign a new bill on associations, which, if enacted, would give the government extraordinary powers over NGOs, and would effectively end independent civil society in Egypt"...more
Nov. 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2, DV-PRACTICE-2

"Most recently, on April 5th, El Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of the Victims of Violence and Torture—one of the only clinics in Egypt providing critical services to survivors of violence and torture—was raided by security forces for the second time in two months" (para. 9).
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 28.8 per 1000 population.
Oct. 31, 2018, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1, SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"The Egyptian Ministry of Religious Endowments set a new action plan May 13 for the holy month of Ramadan, which included, for the first time, allowing female preachers to provide religious lessons in major mosques. The female preachers will also be allowed to organize tours in some villages and visit a number of government departments to discuss the values of Islam with female employees" (para. 1).
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 30.3 per 1000 people.
Oct. 25, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"ECWR expresses its welcome and support for the Parliament’s approval on the ministerial reshuffle yesterday, in which four different ministries were reshuffled, women’s share includes two ministers. Women have received a half of the partial ministerial reshuffle. This reshuffle represents a shift in terms of increasing the number of female ministers, and the type of ministries. Inas Abdel-Dayem, who appointed as a Minister of Culture, and Rania El-Mashat, who appointed as a Minister of Tourism, are the first women to head their respective ministries in Egypt’s history. Thus, the number of women ministers has become 6 women, of which 4 women ministers are already exist in the current Cabinet" (para...more
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guatemala, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Peru, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

33.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Suriname, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

1.0
Oct. 11, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: GP-DATA-6

"Women's rights activists and jurists hailed a decision by the Supreme Judiciary Council earlier this month to promote 16 female judges, expressing hope that women in top judicial positions will make their mark on the gender-sensitive issues that come before the courts" (para 1). "Gebali... told Al-Monitor, "The process started in 2003, when I was the first woman to be appointed vice president of the Supreme Constitutional Court and then tens of female judges were appointed in Egypt's courts in 2007. It is normal now for these female judges after being for several years in the judicial system to be promoted" (para 10).
Oct. 11, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ASR-DATA-1

"66 female judges out of a total of 17,000 judges in Egypt are not nearly enough" (para 12).
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 80.0 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 56.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 22.8 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 12.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Egypt, Guinea-Bissau
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 4.0 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Egypt, Peru
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 92 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 70.5 years, with the average life expectancy being 68.2 years for men and 73.0 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: INFIB-DATA-2

The table titled "Countries with highest prevlanece of FGM, 2004-2015" shows 87% of women between the ages of 15-49 years in Egypt have undergone female genital mutilation (1). "The total number of women living with the consequences of genital mutilation or cutting is 200 million worldwide—70 million more than reported in 2014. The massive hike is due in part to population growth, and in part to new data collected in Indonesia, one of three countries—along with Egypt and Ethiopia—that account for half of all female genital mutilation victims globally" (para 3). "Unicef said... that prevalence rates globally among girls aged 15 to 19 had declined...Other countries with big declines in...more
Oct. 3, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"Rights lawyer Azza Soliman told Al-Monitor. 'Under khul, a woman is required to give up her legal financial rights...'" (para. 13).
Oct. 3, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

There is a "case of 27-year-old Hadir Makaqi, dubbed "Egypt's first single mother" by the Egyptian media" (para. 8). "In Egypt, 25% of households are headed by single women, according to the Ministry of Social Solidarity. A report released by the national statistics agency on March 8 revealed that women are the breadwinners for more than 3.3 million families in Egypt, 14% of the total" (para. 19).
Oct. 3, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: ATDW-LAW-5

"Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam has attributed the high divorce rates to "khul" — a procedure for a no-fault divorce introduced in Egypt in 2000 that allows a Muslim woman to divorce her husband on the grounds that she is suffering in the marriage... Rights lawyer Azza Soliman told Al-Monitor: 'Under khul, a woman is required to give up her legal financial rights and return the dowry she received from her spouse. So while khul appears in theory to offer women a solution to their marital woes, in practice, the procedure is time-consuming and at times humiliating for the woman, who has to represent herself in court and is often...more