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European Union (EU) to provide € 1.5m for development in slum areas and other civil society projects implementation of projects for the development of informal areas
Government increased petroleum product prices Saturday after cutting subsidies
Yarmuk soon became a war zone too, as Syrians taking up arms against President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime moved into the camp.
A chronic gap between rich and poor is yawning wider, posing the biggest single risk to the world in 2014
Poverty increased by an annual 1.1%, while an Egyptian five-headed household needs EGP 1,620 to fulfill its basic needs
“More than half the population now live in poverty, with 7.9 million people becoming poor since the beginning of the crisis, of whom 4.4 million now live in extreme poverty,” the report said.
By Dr Cesar Chelala Inequality and unequal access to education holds millions of girls and women back across the world. While the “gender gap” in education has narrowed over the past decade, girls are still at a disadvantage, particularly in getting access to high school education. And women still constitute two-thirds of the world’s illiterate …
51.3% of youths between the ages of 18 and 29 lived in or near poverty in 2012
By Iris Boutros Between 1990 and 2010, nearly 1 billion people were pulled out of extreme poverty globally. The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving global poverty between 2000 and 2015 has been achieved five years early, surpassing the progress seen in achieving any of the other MDGs. This week, key politicians and officials …
Despite leading in several key indicators, Egypt falls behind in terms of gender equality and female representation in parliament
World Food Programme releases report on poverty and food insecurity in Egypt
The project targets those who are incapable of finding a job, and labourers
Inflation rises 1.8% as Egyptians struggle to make ends meet
Early marriage in Egypt is a prevalent problem, too often framed within a religious vs. secular debate
They go barefoot, are always smudgy and have the pleading look down pat, yet their eyes are 80 years old. They turn vicious if you decline their wares and insults and curses, shouted in small, shrill voices, will follow those who say no down the street.
British aid making consultants millionaires
I was all set to leap on my own soapbox. But as I was thinking of how I would heap my arrogant scorn on the heads of those I deem beneath contempt, my plans abruptly changed during my ride to work.
The government began implementation of the new budget decisions last Sunday, after the approval of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces