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Cairo - Nisaa FM - Giza authorities found the body of news anchor Shaima Jamal buried under a Mansouria villa on Monday, 27 June. Jamal’s husband was detained by the Public Prosecution after confession, later delineating the itinerary of the murder plot and execution. An unnamed individual appeared in front of the Public Prosecution...

GENEVA - Nisaa FM - I am following with deep distress events in the occupied West Bank, including in East Jerusalem. Footage of Israeli police attacking mourners at the funeral procession of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in East Jerusalem on Friday 13 May was shocking. Reports indicate that at least 33 people were injured. The Israeli use...

Cairo- Nisaa FM - Shireen Abu Aqla, a Palestinian journalist and Al-Jazeera correspondent in Palestine, lost her life while covering the events in Jenin camp at dawn today, while she was carrying out her civic activities as a journalist and reporter. We at the United Nations Population Fund have repeatedly called for the full and...

Egypt - Nisaa FM - The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) announced on Tuesday, 19 April the inauguration of the Safe Women Clinic, Egypt’s first psychotherapy clinic dedicated to abused women at the Ahalina Medical Center in Cairo. This project is done in cooperation with the MoHP, the General Secretariat of Mental Health...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - Emirati women continue to pave the way in business in the Middle East. So much so, as part of the annual Forbes Middle East ’50 Most Powerful Businesswomen’, seven Emirati businesswomen have topped the power list. The selection was made from different countries including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco,...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - Seven Emiratis have been named among Forbes’ 50 most powerful businesswomen in the Middle East in 2021.   The UAE, along with Egypt, had the most entries in the list of the Middle East and North Africa’s most influential and successful female entrepreneurs. Some are leaders of multinational...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM, 7 February 2022- “Today marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The theme of this year is 'Accelerating Investment to end FGM’. UNFPA and UNICEF embrace the vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to end harmful practices, particularly, FGM. The two agencies...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - For the same reasons that women live longer: less booze and bravado, and different biology. MEN ARE around 1.7 times more likely than women to die from covid-19, according to a recent paper by researchers at Yale University, published in Science. Men older than 30 have a significantly greater mortality risk. That...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - The Taliban have said women can attend classes, but only if separated from men and if the curriculum includes "Islamic principles." Allowing women's education has been a key point in negotiations over international aid. Public universities in several Afghan provinces reopened on Wednesday for the first...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - A UK-based Palestinian academic at Sheffield Hallam University has been reinstated in her teaching post, one week after she was suspended following a smear campaign by supporters of Israel, The New Arab reported. Shahd Abusalama was suspended by the university when an anonymous complaint was made against her. “I...