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Egypt- Nissa FM- Victims of sexual abuse in Egypt are to get anonymity after a high-profile case that saw scores of women use social media to accuse a male student of multiple assaults. Under the proposals, victims' identities could only be revealed to a court and to defendants upon request. Research suggests sexual abuse is widespread...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM Nisaa FM started implementing the program on GBV funded by the Italian Cooperation from 11 Nov. 2017.  Nisaa FM shares the vision with the Italian Cooperation, on raising awareness on GVB especially during the 16 Days of Combating Violence Against Women which begins on 25 Nov – and ends on 10 Dec 2017. Spots: from...

Amman - Nisaa FM: - according to the annual reports issued by the judge's office for the last five years (2012-2016), the number of marriage contracts in which minor girls were parties was 51084, with 8,889 minor marriages in 2012, 9618 minors in 2013 and 10,834 minors in 2014 , 10,866 minors in 2015 and 10,907 minors in 2016. According to the Association...

Agencies - Nisaa FM: - A court in Pakistan has sentenced four people to death for rape and murder of a six-year-old girl last month in a case that sparked a wave of anger across the country. The body of the girl, Zeinab Ansari, was found on January 9 near a garbage container in a palace city south of the city of Lahore in Punjab province. The...

Agencies - Nisaa FM: - A court in Pakistan has sentenced four people to death for rape and murder of a six-year-old girl last month in a case that sparked a wave of anger across the country. The body of the girl, Zeinab Ansari, was found on January 9 near a garbage container in a palace city south of the city of Lahore in Punjab province. The...

Riyadh - Nisaa FM: - Saudi women reported that women in the kingdom will not need the consent of their guardian to start doing business. Okaz newspaper said that the Maras initiative to improve private sector businesses revealed that women will not need the consent of their parents to start their business, as they can benefit from government services...

RAMALLAH, West Bank - The Israeli occupation court chose Tuesday to once again extend the detention of the child, Ahed al-Tamimi. Local sources said, quoting Tamimi’s lawyer that the occupation authorities decided to extend the detention until 11/3/2018. She explained that the Israeli occupation court extended the detention of the girl child custody...

Islamabad – Radio Nisaa: MPs have passed a law that stiffens the penalty for convicted “honour” killers and closed a loophole that often allowed them to go free, in a move aimed at stemming the growing number of such killings. The bill was passed after a raucous debate on Thursday that lasted nearly four hours,...

Saudi Arabia - Nisaa FM: Saudis sent telegrams to the king on Sunday pressing the monarchy to end male guardianship rules for women, the culmination of an unprecedented monthslong effort to abolish the system. By Sunday evening, activists estimated hundreds of people had sent a copy of the same message to the royal court asking King Salman to...

 Ramallah- Nisaa FM: Nisaa FM station had held a referendum on the violation of journalist's rights and abuse them from the occupation through its website http://www.radionisaa.ps/ar_page.php?id=1b4431y1786929Y1b4431 The centerpiece of the question was: what do you think of the violation of journalist's rights and abuse them”?...

mani Al Hosani’s fascination with nuclear energy began at school learning about atoms and chain reactions in science classes. “I loved reading about nuclear energy”, says Ms Al Hosani, who became the UAE’s first female nuclear scientist three years ago. “But I never imagined as a child that the UAE would take the lead...

Ramallah (Ma’an News Agency): On July 29 2015, Palestine saw the appointment of its first woman mazouna, a Muslim official authorized to carry out marriage ceremonies. While being the only one of her kind in the Palestinian Territories, Tahrir Hamad is also one of the few woman mazounas on a global scale, since only Egypt and Abu Dhabi, and now...