In 2008 reforms were also made to extend the mother’s legal custody to 15 years of age, raise the legal age of marriage to 18, and allow children to take their mother’s name, if their father is not proven. #egyptianlaw
CAIRO, July 30 (MENA) - The 46th session of the Permanent Arab Committee on Human Rights kicked off Tuesday at the premises of the Arab League General Secretariat in Cairo.
The head of the committee, Osama el Zeweh, chairs the three-day session that will bring together heads and senior representatives of human rights watchdogs in the Arab countries.
Arab human rights officials and experts will discuss various topics placed on the agenda of the session, including violati
Egypt's Ministry of Planning and Managerial Reform explained on Sunday that the newly passed law on pensions and insurance for government workers, which raises the age of retirement to 65, does not contradict with the already existing civil service law, which allows gives the option for early retirement. In a statement about the new social insurance and pensions draft law, which was approved by the House of Representatives two weeks ago, the ministry said that applying the ne