CAIRO: A national campaign to issue national IDs for 2 million Egyptian women kicked off in Qaliubiya, dubbed “Your National ID: Your Rights.”

“Our objective is to issue IDs for women so they can practice their political rights and have access to a variety of services such as education, healthcare and other social rights,” said Ashraf Abdel Wahab, who is delegated with the responsibilities of the deputy minister of state for administrative development.

“By having national IDs, these women will be included in the national data from which we work on providing citizens with the services they need,” he added.

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