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NCW: Syrian refugees in Egypt marriage trade "in the name of religion"


Confirmed the National Council of Women at his refusal to be Egypt, which is a shelter for the whole world, a cheap tool under the so-called marriage of Syrian refugees in an attempt to resolve their problems with their country.

Considering that the crime committed against women under the guise of religion and find themselves a partner in the parties to complete the crime of "marriage jacket."

The President of the Council said Dr. Mervat Tallawy he will address the Presidency of the Republic, and the Council of Ministers, and all concerned to stop this farce which could damage Egypt's name.

The Council condemned in the social initiative launched by the Bank for Development and Agricultural Credit solve the problem of spinsterhood, offered Speaker speech directed officially to Dr. Mohsen Batran Development Bank President and agricultural credit, explained where he is not the prerogative of the bank address social problems and that comes from including spinsterhood.

Adding that address social issues like spinsterhood and early marriage as stated is completely wrong, the Anosh causes economic and daily life and resolved not polygamy.

Tallawy completed message board explaining that what he put the "Bank" about polygamy will lead to a rise in the rate of population increase, which amounted to 2.4 million people annually, a figure that could not borne any economy that under the current circumstances.

And confirmed "Tallawy" It's the case if you will what was published, that requires a denial of what reportedly being incompatible with the terms of reference of the ministry and his involvement in issues that are not of his interests, as they help to increase the population.

On the other hand in the same frame against women in Egypt today of attempts to marginalize and exclusion, confirmed President of the Council in an official letter to Dr. Talaat Afifi and Minister of Awqaf, said the council confirms rejection altogether, and deplores the discrimination through education curricula, or any violations of clear and explicit to the ongoing struggle of Egyptian women, made by the President more than once to preserve them and not wasted under any name of any party.

This came in response from the National Council for Women on Mancherth number of websites on the report attributed to the Ministry of Religious Endowments, which said replacement image Dr. Doria Shafik one pioneers women's liberation movement of the Egyptian Book of National Education for Grade II and III secondary for the years 2013/2014 are the other because she does not wear hijab .

This is in addition to delete a picture of a group of schoolgirls in the book, as a result they head Mkhovat, and replaced in another Btelmivat wearing the hijab.

She said, "Tallawy" in her message to the Waqf The National Council for Women in charge of monitoring policies on women wonder about the terms of reference and your ministry esteemed and with no income in the things of the Ministry of Education or curriculum or change the date, stressing that the Ministry of Awqaf on religious affairs only on what basis issued such reports, claim the need to correct the situation and apologize.


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