Fatemah Khafagy

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Personal information

Title: 

Women's Rights Consultant

Birthyear: 
1949

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
Fatema.khafagy@gmail.com

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Alliance for Arab Women
Department: 
Board of Directors
Address: 
28 Adly Street, Downtown
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Phone: 
+2 23939899
Fax: 
+2 23939899
Work email address: 
aaw@link.net

Education

PhD, Development Planning, University of London, 1984.

MBA, Business Administration, American University in Cairo, 1977.

BA, Political Science, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1968.

Competences

Children's Rights

Human Rights

Women's Rights

Languages: 

Arabic

English

French

Jobs

Work history: 

Member, Board of Directors, Alliance for Arab Women, 1987-Present.

Policy Expert, Euromed Role of Women in Economic Life Program, 2005-2007.

Director, Office of Women's Complaints, National Council for Women, 2000-2002.

Director, Women and Development Program, UNICEF, 1997-2001.

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member, Board of Directors, Alliance for Arab Women.

Member, Euro Med Civic Forum.

Member, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Advisory Group.

Productions and works: 

Monitoring the Convention on all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Research Study, the Euromed Role of Women in Economic Life Program: A Knowledge Base for Action in the South Mediterranean, 2008.

Civil Society in Egypt: External and Internal Obstacles, with Amany Kandil and Leila El Baradel, In: Egypt Human Development Report 2008: Egypt’s Social Contract: The Role of Civil Society (Chapter 4), p. 87-110, United Nations Development Program ( UNDP ) and the Institute of National Planning, Egypt, 2008.

Egyptian Women at Crossroads, Common Ground News Service, 26 August 2008.

Awards

Awards: 

University of Kuwait Award, 2008.

Ministry of Culture Award, Egypt, 2006.

Population Council Award for Research on Egyptian Labor Migration, 1990.