25 March 2019 04:08 PM

Sisi's era witnessed real empowerment of women

Saturday، 16 March 2019 - 10:23 AM

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said Egyptian women have made a lot of achievements in the field of serving society and environment, noting that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's era has witnessed real empowerment of women.

In this regard, Fouad noted that Sisi declared 2017 the year of the Egyptian woman, the ministry said in a statement Friday.

The minister made the remarks during a ceremony held by the environment ministry to honor a number of female cadres in the environmental and social action.

There are eight women in the Egyptian government, 90 female MPs, 66 women judges and in addition to several female governors, she said.

MENA

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