As Egypt's parliament works on amendments to ensure better representation of women in elected positions, the General Assembly of Egyptian Women is supporting women who want to hold local office, particularly in Upper Egypt and rural areas.
A social enterprise of 50 Syrian mothers displaced by war is ready to achieve financial stability with their online launch of handmade products. The women were able to launch their project in coordination with Small Projects Istanbul (SPI) a grassroots NGO in Istanbul.
As Egypt prepares to participate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, more Egyptian women move to the soccer field, both as referees and fans. Two women have already been made referees in Egypt's Second Division.