Who Is She

Fatemah Khafagy
Organisations: 
Professions: 

Personal information

Women's Rights Consultant
Fatemah Khafagy
1949

Contact information / Private

Languages

Arabic
English
French

Contact information / Work

Alliance for Arab Women
Board of Directors
28 Adly Street, Downtown
Cairo
Egypt
Phone: 
+2 23939899
Fax: 
+2 23939899

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

Work history

Jobs: 
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

University of Kuwait Award, 2008.
Ministry of Culture Award, Egypt, 2006.
Population Council Award for Research on Egyptian Labor Migration, 1990.