The Equal Opportunities Unit at the “Transportation” begins its activities outside Cairo with a workshop on violence against women

Lieutenant General Kamel Al-Wazir, Minister of Transport, instructed the Ministry of Equal Opportunities Unit in the Ministry to complete its role and become more involved in achieving a service for workers by raising health awareness and implementing many awareness programs related to the axes of upgrading the Egyptian family and raising health, economic, social and cultural awareness of working women within the Ministry of Transport and affiliated agencies and through The unit plan for the fiscal year 2023-2024, which was initiated by the General Authority of Alexandria Port.

Rear Admiral Nehad Shaheen Ali Shaheen, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Alexandria Port, directed to work on organizing an awareness symposium inside the meeting room at the headquarters of the General Authority of Alexandria Port, where more than 75 women and ladies working in the authority and Nahdet Misr Company for modern environmental services were received to benefit from the special awareness symposium women’s health, family planning and reproductive health methods with the aim of educating women and raising awareness about false rumors and correcting concepts to preserve the health of the mother and fetus during pregnancy, especially since these seminars allow communication with working women in various agencies affiliated with the Ministry of Transport and in accordance with the plan set by the Ministry’s Equal Opportunities Unit to organize many Awareness seminars on women’s health, various methods of family planning, reproductive health, violence against women, and community education in general for all female workers in the ministry’s sectors nationwide.
The symposium was attended by representatives of the population and family planning sector at the Directorate of Health Affairs in Alexandria and the provision of a medical convoy car equipped from the beginning of the day, where a selected group of 4 female workers in the Ministry and its affiliated bodies were chosen to deliver reproductive health awareness messages to the affiliated bodies and companies, where the lecturers discussed several topics, the most important of which is disclosure early oncology and why family planning and identification of various methods of family planning as well as messages of postpartum planning and explanation of the most important rumors circulating about family planning and also definition of services provided to women in the units and centers of the Ministry of Health and the system and tools of continuous follow-up where I supervised the explanation of the scientific material Ms. Dr. Fayrouz Salim, Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Al Sekkah Al Hadid Hospital.

The head of the Equal Opportunity Unit promised to work diligently to prepare many upcoming workshops of interest to Egyptian women, and the unit and its main committee will do their best to reach all female workers in the ministry, noting that coordination is underway to hold awareness workshops for female workers in all affiliated bodies and agencies, respectively.

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