Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices towards Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt

This study aims to identify the level of knowledge amongst medical students regarding FGM in Egypt, and its prevalence, identify the views of medical students regarding FGM, and their level of support of this practice, understand the extent to which medical students have received any theoretical or practical information about FGM during their undergraduate years […]

Violence among the Youth in Urban Poor Greater Cairo

Project’s date 2017-2020 This project aims to study violence among young people in urban poor Cairo through conducting a research study. The objectives of the study are to identify different forms, determinants and consequences of violence on young people, and the different tactics they developed to resist it. The study was conducted in 22 poor […]

The Declaration of Task Force against FGM

  Coinciding with the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, February 6, 2018, a number of Egyptian feminist and human rights organizations announced the revival of the “Task Force Against FGM” in order to intensify and unify their efforts to work on creating new policies and work mechanisms that would limit the […]

Not the First or Last Time

Girls and women in Egypt are exposed to sexual harassment and assaults on a daily basis. According to a study conducted by the United Nations, 99% of girls and women in Egypt have experienced some form of sexual assault, and Cairo was classified in 2017 as the most dangerous city for women and according to […]

Slayed by Harassment

The majority of the Egyptian women get exposed to various forms of sexual harassment in the public sphere such as verbal harassment, unwanted touching, and in some cases sexual assault/ rape. Egypt has one of the highest rates of sexual harassment in the world. A study conducted by the United Nations Women Organization (UN Women) […]

Early/Child Marriage impacts on girls’ lives in Rural and Urban Areas in Egypt

  Project’s Date  2019-2020 Tadwein has worked on this project from mid-2019 to mid-2020. Tadwein is implementing this project to raise awareness about the harmful impacts of early/child marriage on the lives of women in urban greater Cairo and rural areas in Fayoum. To reach this goal, Tadwein has: Provided CBOs in the targeted areas […]

Map of Gender-Based Violence Projects in Egypt Conference

Tadwein Center for Gender Studies held a conference to launch the “Map of Gender-Based Violence Projects in Egypt” project, which aims to provide an open source of data for various programs and projects related to gender-based violence, and to provide more in-depth data on the various efforts exerted by NGOs working in this field. The […]

Awareness Workshops on the Dangers of Female Genital Mutilations’ Crime

A conference was held at “El Aamal” association in El Guiza governorate, on August 21, 2019 and was attended by 30 women from Guziret El Dahab and Saqyet Mekki. The workshop was carried out, in collaboration with the “General Union Against Harmful Practices Against Women and Children”, as a part of the Task-Force against FGM. […]

FGM is not an Honor Conference

Since the death of the 13-year-old girl” “Bodour” on June 14, 2007, after undergoing FGM, this day has been chosen as a national day for combating FGM in Egypt. And on the national day against FGM in Egypt in 2018, the “Task Force Against FGM” announced the organization of a series of sessions under the […]