Experts said that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) reviews a comprehensive report submitted by Egypt on the internal affairs.\r\n\r\nThe experts affirmed that the report may represent an opportunity to improve human right issues in the country over the period to come.\r\n\r\n<img class="wp-image-90909 size-full" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/11\/14b8bb9f-5e8b-4da0-bf59-c0ed2f7ead08.jpg" alt="UNHRC Discusses Egypt\u2019s Report on Internal Affairs" \/>\r\n\r\nThey pointed out that there is a political will to achieve more progress in the file of human rights at all level such as social, political and economic rights.\r\n\r\nThe Society of Woman and Development and the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies held a forum in the headquarter of the UNHRC in Geneva, Switzerland on the sidelines of the periodical discussion of Egypt\u2019s file. <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/un-senior-official-arrives-in-egypt-to-deescalate-violence-in-gaza\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">https:\/\/see.news\/un-senior-official-arrives-in-egypt-to-deescalate-violence-in-gaza\/<\/a>\r\n\r\nAtef Saadawy, a journalist of Al Ahram daily, directed that forum.\r\n\r\nDr. Noha Abu Bakr, Profesor of Political Science in the American University (AU) in Cairo, assured \u00a0that Egypt has achieved significant progress in empowering women and youth.\r\n\r\n<img class="wp-image-90910 size-full" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/11\/1f8acbeb-3756-49a0-a34d-bdd9fbda5716.jpg" alt="UNHRC Discusses Egypt\u2019s Report on Internal Affairs" \/>\r\n\r\nShe pointed out that eight female ministers are serving in the incumbent government in Egypt.\r\n\r\nThey represent a quarter of the total number of ministers of the Cabinet.\r\n\r\nAlso the president\u2019s \u00a0adviser for the national security is a woman.\r\n\r\nIt is worth mentioning that Egypt has criminalized genital mutilation of girls since 12 years.\r\n\r\nDr. Bakr went on to say that the House of Representatives (HoR) comprises 59 youth.\r\n\r\nThere 41 minister- assistant of youth along with launching the forum of the world youth which has interests in supporting political participation by the youth.\r\n\r\n<img class="wp-image-90911 size-full" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/11\/d89af18e-1cf1-42f5-8091-950a9fb8890b.jpg" alt="UNHRC Discusses Egypt\u2019s Report on Internal Affairs" \/>\r\n\r\nShe revealed that enacting law of building and fixing churches proves the political will to maintain tolerance and secure religious freedoms to all denominations in Egypt.\r\n\r\nExperts of Ministry of Education revise textbooks to omit materials that may induce violence.\r\n\r\nTo secure the health, social and economic rights, the Egyptian government has launched a number of campaigns to examine citizens to spot\u00a0 Hepatitis\u00a0 C Virus, relocating slums and enacting law of whole health insurance.\r\n\r\n<a href="https:\/\/reliefweb.int\/report\/egypt\/unhcr-egypt-and-stars-sign-letter-understanding-facilitate-legal-representation-refugee" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">https:\/\/reliefweb.int\/report\/egypt\/unhcr-egypt-and-stars-sign-letter-understanding-facilitate-legal-representation-refugee<\/a>\r\n\r\nDr. Bakr affirmed that Egypt hosts 5 million refugees and assimilates them.\r\n\r\nThose refugees come from 55 countries around the world.\r\n\r\nShe praised Egypt for putting an end the illegal migration from her coasts to the European side of the Mediterranean Sea.\r\n\r\nNo ship boarding illegal migrants has left the Egyptian shores since 2016.\r\n\r\nPolice personnel have received proper training to deal with the illegal migration.\r\n\r\n<img class="wp-image-90912 size-full" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/11\/860c2542-7e60-4d8c-8a4c-00785243034a.jpg" alt="UNHRC Discusses Egypt\u2019s Report on Internal Affairs" \/>\r\n\r\nOn the other hand, Ayda Nour El Din, Chairwoman of Society of Woman and Development, called for the formation of a commission to fight discrimination along with enacting a law to protect women from violence.\r\n\r\nShe recommended equipment white collar workers\u00a0 on how to deal with people with special needs.\r\n\r\nDr. Salah Sallam, member of the National Council of Human Rights in Egypt, said that security and human rights are two faces of a coin.