Update: Dissolution of the Arab Women's Solidarity Association

Next Court Session Set for February 20th

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The Cairo-based Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA) was ordered dissolved by an administrative decree dated June 15, 1991. The action was taken pursuant to the 1964 Law of Associations which regulates private voluntary organizations in Egypt. AWSA actively promotes women's rights in Egypt and the Arab world. The founder and president of AWSA, Dr. Nawal El-Saadawi, is a prominent author and women's rights advocate.
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