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Association’s Name :
Association of the Egyptian
Female Lawyers (AEFL)
Address :
13 Sudan St. , Dokki , Giza
, Egypt
Tel :
00(202)37621049
01065524255
Fax :                                      
00(202)37621049
E-mail :  
 info@aeflwomen.com
web site :
 https://aeflwomen.com/en/
Chairperson     :
Mrs. Rabha Fathy
Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL) is a registered NGO with
the Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity (#3236) with the mission of
activating women’s political participation and supporting women’s legal and
political rights that approved by national law and international conventions.

Mission

AEFL works towards spreading the values of gender
equality, justice, and freedom within Egyptian society, encouraging girls and
ladies to get their political, social and legal rights through achieving the
following goals:

1)
Empower
women to defend their political, legal, and social rights.

2)
Raise
awareness of women’s political status and the importance of activating their
role within Egyptian society.

3)
Build a
strong front of female lawyers who are qualified and involved in both political
and public life.

4)
Raise
awareness of the international conventions and instruments protecting human,
particularly women’s, rights in order to change the culture of the
community.

AEFL’s policies for working
are as follows:

Provide
services for women in general and female lawyers in particular within the
Lawyers Syndicate and its branches in five governorates (Giza, Beni Swif,
El-Manya, Qena, and Aswan). These services will ensure women’s freedom from
gender discrimination, regardless of the economic, political, social conditions
that they are living in.

AEFL
believes in a woman’s right to hold any organizational position, as stated in
their developmental and human rights plans.

AEFL’s
work focuses on the principle of transparency for better performance and
permanent success and superiority.

Members of AEFL

The
General Assembly of AFFL is 96 female members representatives from five
governorates (Giza, Beni Swif, El-Manya, Qena, Aswan).

Board
of Directors:

AEFL has a Board of Directors which includes 9
female members representing five governorates (Giza, Beni Swif, El-Manya, Qena,
and Aswan).

Internal
Administration of AEFL:

AEFL
has a guideline of policies and procedures, which organize and guide the
administrative and financial work within the association, the relation between
manger and executive directors, and the relationship between the association
and other organizations.

Implemented
activities were carried out by AEFL:

1)
Join the
membership of the solidarity for African women rights (SOAWR).

2)
A network was
formed in the targeted governorates. This network works through monthly
meetings in the headquarters of the association in Cairo.

3)
Establishing
legal units for supporting Egyptian women and providing legal assistance in
framework of the project was funded by MAMA Cash institution.

4)
Preparing a
study about sexual harassment in Cairo governorate.

5)
Building the
capacities for female candidates to fight last parliamentary election.

6)
Issuing a
brochure entitled “Women Voting is their Voices” to identify women
with the steps of voting during the electorate process.

7)
Configuring good
relationships with governmental and non governmental institutions concerned
with women and family issues.

8)
AEFL comprises a
female lawyer team at a high level of experience and efficiency.

 

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