Files: Women's and girls' rights
The 6th of February of every year, marks the International Zero Tolerance Day of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In accordance, the FGM Task Force - which is composed of Egyptian feminist and Human Rights organizations fighting FGM-, urges the Egyptian State to take drastic measures and exhibit full commitment to end this violation and protect young girls from the risk of undergoing FGM.
A shocking appeal verdict of two years in prison against a child, Mokka Hegazy, on “Anti-Prostitution Law” Charges
The Public Prosecution must immediately stop charging children of “habitual practice of prostitution and debauchery”, and it must protect victims of human trafficking as stipulated in its obligations
A new report by EIPR: legal inconsistency in the inheritance distribution of Egyptian Christian women
Pharmacist Isis Mustafa released: attacked by her colleagues for not wearing the hijab and then accused of « belonging to a banned group »
On Monday, March 6, the Second Criminal Circuit, presided by Judge Moataz Khafaji, decided to release pharmacist Isis Mustafa, who was imprisoned in connection with Case 2214/2021.
A one-year suspended sentence and a fine of 50,000 LE for the lawyer accused of defaming the victim of mass sexual assault in Meet Ghamr.
Yesterday, Sunday, February 20, 2022, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) and the Center for Egyptian Women's Affairs (CEWLA) obtained a ruling from the Mansoura Economic Court of Appeal in case No.
Egypt: Presidential pardon demanded following verdict upholding imprisonment of human rights defender Amal Fathy
The undersigned human rights organizations denounce the ruling on 11 January by the Egyptian Court of Cassation upholding the imprisonment of human rights defender Amal Fathy with a one-year prison sentence including time served, in case no.
A year after the appeal by the Public Prosecution: EIPR calls on the Court of Cassation to schedule a session to consider the appeal against the acquittal of those accused of “stripping El Karam lady”
EIPR called on the Court of Cassation to promptly set a hearing for the criminal case appeal No.
Imprisonment and a fine for two lawyers accused of defamation and threatening a victim of a mob sexual assault in Meet Ghamr
On Sunday, October 30th, the Mansoura Economic Misdemeanors Court ruled in the case of defamation and threats to the victim in an incident of mob sexual assault in the city of Meet Ghamr, which took place in December 2020.
The five groups called on all civil society organizations, political parties, unions, individuals, and Egyptian communities abroad and regional and international bodies to endorse these seven steps as minimum requirements to begin restoring the dignity and rights of all Egyptians.