Seminar on the rights of women in Egypt, Qatar, and Bahrain, which is being held on the margins of the 39th Session of the International Council for Human Rights held in Geneva, Switzerland, has taken off Wednesday. The seminar is chaired by Dr Maya Morsi, President of the National Council of Women (NCW).
For her part, Dr Maya Morsy said that the June 30th revolution has saved the women’s rights in Egypt. She added that women represent 25% in the leading positions in Egypt.
The delegation that participated in the conference includes a large number of human rights activists and experts, as well as Egyptian media officers, who will present both spoken and written accounts of human rights in Egypt and the Arab region.
The seminar also to discussed forced displacement of the Tawargha tribe in Libya and the process of revoking citizenships from the Al Ghufran tribe in Qatar, as well as terrorism and its impact on the human rights situation in Yemen, Syria, Libya, Iraq, and Egypt.
The association and the forum have also organized a stand against terrorism that will take place in front of the Broken Chair in front of the United Nations Office in Geneva.
The delegation will also meet with a number of human rights, development, and forced disappearance rapporteurs, as well as a number of international missions participating in the session.
It is worth noting that this is the second time that the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers and the Dialogue for Development and Human Rights Forum participate in the Human Rights Council’s 39th Session. Both entities participated in the 38th session held last June, where they held three seminars on human rights in Egypt and the Arab region.