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Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA foundation)

Cairo, Egypt
Joined June 2013
Presence in: Egypt
Focus: Women's Rights
Egyptian Women’s Legal Foundation is a civil institution established in 1995 to provide support and legal support to Egyptian women. The foundation also seeks to provide women with the skills and abilities that enable themsevles to exercise their life and overcome their problems.
Foundation’s mission:

Founded Egyptian Women’s Legal Centre initiative in addressing the violation of women’s rights by raising awareness of the legal to have, and support in obtaining legal, social, economic and cultural rights and include this message work to change discriminatory laws especially against women and is based achieve this mission on a combination of direct fieldwork in local communities.

People Associated With This Organization

Nada Nashat

Egypt  
Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal...
Joined April 2020
Interests: Criminal Justice, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Other, Women's Rights
Nada is currently the Advocacy Coordinator at the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA) based in Cairo, Egypt. She was an International Advisory Group (IAG) member of Musawah in 2016/2017. She has participated in different international events related to human rights and women's rights such as CSWs, discussions on post 2015, FfD conference, African regional meetings on BPFA and CSW, and UPR. She is also responsible for conducting different campaigns to promote women and human rights. Nada has lectured students in different universities on women’s rights situation in Egypt at Harvard, State University of New York (SUNY), Columbia, Northeastern University, and the American University in Cairo (AUC). Previously, Nada was the coordinator of amending the Personal Status Law (PSL) project for the same organization to promote access to justice and eradicate inequalities between genders and the coordinator of a project on engaging women leaders in combating corruption. Nada graduated in 2011 with bachelors’ degree in physics and in 2020 with a Bachelors’ in Law.

Noha Ali

Egypt  
Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal... (Unverified)
Joined August 2020
Interests: Gender-based violence, Women's Rights
Head of international relations unit
Azza Soliman is the network champion (main point of contact) for Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA foundation).

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