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NCW monitors image of women in Ramadan dramas, commercials

The President of the National Council of Women (NCW), Maya Morsi announced that the council established a committee headed by Suzan Al-Kalini, head of the media committee at the NCW, to monitor the image of women in series, commercials, and programmes to be screened on television during the holy month of Ramadan. Morsi noted that …

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Uber adds new feature for female drivers to drive only women in Saudi Arabia

Uber announced a new “Women Preferred View” feature for female drivers in Saudi Arabia which allows them to select only female customers. The launch of this unique feature comes on the back of Uber’s Masaruky initiative that aims to increase women’s participation in the workforce through access to affordable transportation, in addition to increasing women’s …

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Two Egyptian females win 2019 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting

Associated Press (AP) journalists Maggie Michael and Nariman El-Mofty won on Monday a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, for their extensive coverage of the conflict in Yemen, becoming the first Egyptian women to ever win this prestigious award. The Pulitzer Prize is the American journalism’s most prestigious honour. The award was announced in 1917 by …

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For its 10th time: L’Oréal Group recognised as one of world’s most ethical companies

On the occasion of L’Oréal group’s recognition as one of the most ethical companies on the global level, for the 10th time, Daily News Egypt interviewed Emmanuel Lulin, L’Oréal Group’s senior vice-president and ethics chief officer. The discussion tackled L’Oréal Group’s commitment worldwide towards ethics, and how the group has succeeded in implementing an effective …

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Meet masterminds behind upcoming Narrative Disruptors summit

When you are trying to get the word out about your product by marketing and promoting it, the process can be difficult. Hence, branding or promoting a notion or a country will be even more difficult. Since 2016, Lamia Kamel, chairperson of the communications consulting agency CC Plus, took the risk regarding Narrative Summits, which is …

Nihal Samir

Soha Murad: rising Egyptian designer’s journey to success

Today, a large number of females are pursuing their own passions and breaking free from traditional work routines. More than ever, females are currently using their unique talents to shape their own career paths, all while doing what they love and what they are passionate about. The Egyptian fashion design arena is evolving now more …

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Egypt ranks first in rate of caesarean deliveries: Abdel-Maguid Ramzy

Egypt is ranked first in terms of the rate of caesarean deliveries in the world, Abdel-Maguid Ramzy, head of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department in Al-Qasr Al-Eini Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, told Daily News Egypt in an interview during the 20th Annual International Conference of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of the Faculty of Medicine …

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Egyptian woman animates cultures through handmade designs   

Style, in both the east and the west, is a way to express who you are without speaking. Style encompasses everything we wear. Together, with the influence of fashion and jewellery, costumes fulfil many of our aesthetic dreams and are a worthy medium for human creative expressions reflecting a culture and its social growth. Fashion …

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Egypt’s first ‘ideal mother’: woman’s success story, struggles 

Egypt honoured 32 women across Egypt on Monday, naming them ‘ideal mothers for 2019’. The mother come from different governates across Egypt, including Cairo; Giza; Assiut; North Sinai; New Valley; Qena; Matrouh; Alexandria; Kafr El-Sheikh; Aswan; Fayoum; the Red Sea; Qaliubiya; Sharqeya; Port Said; Gharbeya; Beni Suef; Menoufiya; Beheira; Sohag; South Sinai, and Suez. Meanwhile, …

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Egypt behind idea of celebrating Mother’s Day in all Arab countries

Today, Thursday, marks Mother’s Day, hence all mothers ponder this day. However, many people did not know that Egypt was the first Arab country to celebrate Mother’s Day in the Arab world, with all Arab countries soon following suit. Egyptians have chosen a day in the year to honour mothers, and to express their appreciation …

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Empowering Egyptian women to be at forefront of entrepreneurship

SHECAN, the women’s entrepreneurship event in the MENA region, founded by Entrepenelle, hosted its 3rd edition at the Greek Campus days ago, under the headline theme ‘Successful Failures.’ The event saw a diverse range of talks, workshops, and panel discussions on women’s experiences in the entrepreneurship ecosystem, and invited a number of successful women entrepreneurs …

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International Women’s Day: where does Egypt stand in terms of women’s economic empowerment?

Friday 8 March marks the International Women’s Day 2019, while several government officials, parliamentarians, and UN women personnel assembled to ring the stock exchange bell to raise awareness on the importance of women’s economic empowerment. The first International Women’s Day to be officially recognized was back in 1911, and 2019 marks the 107th annual celebration. …

Nihal Samir

Female entrepreneurship once a dream, now phenomenon 

A lot of women entrepreneurs think that obtaining an investment for their project or turning their project into a business, is a way of turning their dreams into a reality. To become inspired and encouraged, some women entrepreneurs either prefer to listen to an inspirational talk from someone who overcame many obstacles to reach national …

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SHE CAN kicks off on 8 March

SHE CAN, a female entrepreneurship event in the MENA region, is kicking off its 3rd edition on 8 March at the Greek Campus in Downtown Cairo. This year, the conference’s theme will be ‘Successful failures’, which focuses on highlighting the different challenges and hurdles faced by the startups. Throughout the whole day, empirical cases will …

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