announce The National Council for Women Headed by Dr. Maya Morsi, and all its members and members, its permanent committees, its general secretariat and its branches in the governorates, it expressed its rejection and deep dissatisfaction with the abusive content presented through the “Kalam al-Nas” program broadcast on “MBC Egypt” by the presenter, Yasmine Ezz, which represents an insult, contempt, and belittling. Egyptian women, and harms them, as it is a content aimed at ignoring societal awareness of what is being accomplished on the ground in terms of relentless efforts to empower Egyptian women.
The Council announces that it submitted an official complaint this morning to the Supreme Council for Media Regulation against the program, as the Council received many complaints from Egyptian women through social media platforms expressing their rejection of this offensive content and calling for it to be stopped.
The Council affirms its categorical rejection of any content that would humiliate and insult Egyptian women, as the content presented by the program about Egyptian women is insulting and reactionary, and includes inciting speech to practice violence against Egyptian women, and normalizes the insult and beating of husbands to wives, and that women must accept violence and insult, and it also includes content The program also mocks and bullies the condition of the Egyptian family, which leads to the destruction of the social structure and the creation of conflicts within the family, without regard to the provisions of the Egyptian constitution, which includes more than 20 articles regulating issues of citizenship and equality, criminalizing violence and discrimination, respecting women and preserving their dignity.
The Council stresses that the great Egyptian civilization used to paint women on temples as symbols of strength, life and growth Egyptian women She is the queen who rules and fights in wars, and now she holds the highest leadership positions and looks forward to more.
The council clarifies that this program and its content is not suitable for a reputable media institution that provides meaningful media content that enjoys great prestige with the Egyptian public, as this content violates the media code of honor, which requires raising the level of discussion of social and family issues to a level that amounts to the role of women as a main partner contributing to building the family. Along with the man who respects her and appreciates her role, in addition to the fact that the media code for women provides for presenting women as an informed, educated, and committed model. The council also stresses the seriousness of the impact of uncontrolled messages that contribute significantly to a decrease in respect for women and thus an increase in violence against them.
The National Council for Women calls on those in charge of the channel to take the necessary measures to stop this reactionary content.
In conclusion, the National Council for Women affirms that it will not neglect any of the rights of Egyptian women, nor will it accept any infringement or derogation from them in any way.