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.
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
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.
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.
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.
EIPR called on the Court of Cassation to promptly set a hearing for the criminal case appeal No.
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.