HRC43: Statement on Egypt

Statement to the UN Human Rights Council 43rd Session (24 February – 20 March 2020) Item 6: Universal Periodic Review Violence against women and girls WILPF welcomes Egypt’s acceptance of […]

Statement on the Universal Periodic Review of Egypt

I am Sarah Boukhary, Interim Middle East and North Africa Co-Director at the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, the oldest international women’s peace organization in the world, founded […]

Joint submission to the UPR Working Group of Egypt

WILPF made a joint submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Egypt, with the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA) and ElNadim Center for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Victims […]

WILPF’s position on the Violence in Egypt

Since its inception in 1915 WILPF has condemned violence as a means of dispute resolution, whether internal to a State or internationally. It brings neither legitimacy to those governments who […]

WILPF Resolution On Women In The Arab Spring

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), meeting at the Quadrennial Congress in San José, Costa Rica in August 2011, Recognizing that women have been playing a leading […]