The Year of Egyptian Women - Achievements Report 2017

The ‘Year of Egyptian Women’ has opened a historical window of opportunity for the advancement of gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) in Egypt. The launch of the National Women’s Empowerment Strategy (2017-2030) has firmed the political commitment towards realizing women’s political, economic and social rights as granted by the Constitution. The ambitious goals and targets do not only place women’s empowerment as a prerequisite for achieving gender equality in Egypt, but are considered as the accelerators for achieving the 2030 National Agenda - Sustainable Development Strategy (2030). 

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Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Egypt

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Education; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Leadership and political participation

Publication year: 2018