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3.3m families headed by females in 2017: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced on Wednesday that the number of female heads of households recorded 3.3 million in the 2017 census. This came in a press release with a number of analytical studies on population, housing, and census data 2017. The CAPMAS added that the percentage of illiterate females …

Nihal Samir

34% of Egyptian families are headed by women, equivalent to 8m families

The number of Egyptian families that are headed and supported by women has registered at 34%, accounting for around 8m families, according the National Centre for Social and Criminological Research. On the other hand, census data that was published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) estimates the number of families headed …

Mohamed Samir

How an alternative citizenship changes lives of Arab families  

In the search for safety and freedom of movement, an increasing number of Arab families are considering an alternative citizenship. The many years of instability in some of Middle Eastern countries and the growing trend of European countries and the USA to have more restrictive immigration policies, has directly affected several nations in the region.  …

Veronica Cotdemiey

Christmas in German families 1945-2015

No matter what Germans may think of the Christian origins of Christmas, they cannot imagine the event without their beloved Christmas tree. But over time, that tree has undergone quite a bit of change.

Deutsche Welle

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