Yesterday, the President of Sadat City University, Dr. Shaden Muawiya, and the President of the National Council for Women, Dr. Maya Morsi, signed a cooperation protocol between the Council and the Equal Opportunities, Anti-Violence, and Psychological Counseling Unit at the university, at the headquarters of the National Council for Women.
The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Dr. Sahar Abdel Sattar, Rapporteur of the National Council for Women in Menoufia Governorate and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Sadat City University, Dr. Ahmed Thabet, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Education for Postgraduate Studies, and Dr. Iman Hashad, Director of the Equal Opportunities, Anti-Violence and Psychological Counseling Unit.
Dr. Morsi commended female leaders at the forefront of the scene in the Egyptian state, as there are now 206 female parliamentarians and 40 women in the Senate. She praised Sadat City University, wishing more women would reach leadership and decision-making positions without discrimination.
She further praised the efforts of Sadat City University to Establish a unit for equal opportunities, anti-violence, and psychological counseling, to reflect the approach of those in charge of it to the same approach, followed by the Egyptian state in supporting, respecting, and empowering women, and the awareness of those in charge of the values of empowering and respecting women, and the belief in the importance of their role and entity.
For her part, Dr. Muawiya explained that the protocol will include support for the Equal Opportunity, Anti-Violence, and Psychological Counseling Unit to undertake the development and training of workers, students, and faculty members on topics, concepts, forms, and mechanisms of combating violence against women, and to prepare and develop distinguished human cadres in the field of protecting women from all forms of violence.
Furthermore, the university president explained that the general goal of equal opportunities is to establish gender equality and equal opportunities.
She went on to praise the efforts of the National Council for Women, under the leadership of Dr. Maya Morsi, to advance the situation of Egyptian women, expressing her pride in Egyptian women in light of this empowerment and confidence that Egyptian women enjoy from the political leadership towards the new republic for effective participation towards sustainable development and Egypt’s Vision 2030.