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Planning: Women represent 50.7% of the total employees in the state's administrative apparatus

The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development said that the state has taken many measures to empower women to achieve the National Strategy for the Empowerment of Egyptian Women 2030, which aims to integrate women and their issues in various policies, strengthen their political, economic and social role, and ensure gender equality considerations.


In a report, the Ministry of Planning stated that within the framework of women's economic empowerment, females represented 50.7% of the total employees in the state’s administrative apparatus, and the percentage of women’s representation on boards of directors of companies registered in the stock exchange increased from 10.1% in 2019 to 11.6% in 2020 In public sector companies, the ratio improved to 8.7% in 2020, compared to 6.1% in 2019.


 The report emphasized that the work program of the Egyptian government stipulated principles that seek to reduce gender disparities, most notably equality before the law, political rights and educational rights, including equality in educational opportunities, work rights, equal pay and maternity protection laws.