Ahmed Hatem, actor and a dedicated advocate for women’s rights and social justice, has taken on a significant role in combating gender-based violence in Egypt.
As the social affairs ambassador for the For Her, With Her Fund initiative, Ahmed Hatem is leading the charge to reinforce existing efforts and support the fight against gender-based violence in the country.
In a recent panel discussion held in Cairo, Ahmed Hatem participated alongside prominent figures, including the UK’s Ambassador to Cairo, Gareth Bayley, and Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger, co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace, and Security.
The For Her, With Her Fund: Aiming to Combat Gender-Based Violence
The For Her, With Her Fund initiative, launched by the British Embassy in Cairo, has a primary objective of supporting the fight against gender-based violence in Egypt. With Ahmed Hatem as the social affairs ambassador, the initiative aims to prioritize prevention by addressing the root causes of violence, reducing its prevalence and tolerance, and supporting survivors through strengthened service provision.
By providing grants to women-focused organizations and NGOs operating in Egypt, the fund aims to eliminate gender-based violence, support survivors, and reach all segments of society, including rural and underserved communities.
The Inaugural Panel Discussions: Recognizing Ahmed Hatem’s Contributions
Ahmed Hatem’s role as the social affairs ambassador was acknowledged during the inaugural panel discussions of the For Her, With Her Fund initiative. Attended by distinguished individuals, including Gareth Bayley, the UK’s Ambassador to Cairo, and Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger, the event recognized the significant responsibility Ahmed Hatem has taken on in combating violence against women in Egypt.
Bayley expressed his gratitude for Hatem’s participation in the initiative and praised him as the man who will carry the message to other men, youth, and boys, encouraging them to respect and support women and girls everywhere.
Expressing Gratitude and Commitment
During the panel discussions, Ahmed Hatem expressed his gratitude to the British ambassador and the leaders of the For Her, With Her Fund initiative for entrusting him with such an important mission. He commended their dedication and sincerity in pursuing the objectives of the initiative on the ground, and he acknowledged the financial support provided to ensure its success.
Hatem’s gratitude was accompanied by a deep sense of commitment to the cause, stating that the time has come for men to support women and for change to start from within. He pledged to work tirelessly to raise awareness and ensure the success of the initiative.
Ahmed Hatem’s Mission: Encouraging Change and Empowering Women
As the social affairs ambassador for the For Her, With Her Fund initiative, Ahmed Hatem aims to carry the message of respect, support, and equality to men, youth, and boys in Egypt. By encouraging a change in attitudes and behaviors, he seeks to empower women and girls and eliminate gender-based violence from Egyptian society.
Hatem recognizes the importance of men’s active involvement in this endeavor and emphasizes that change must start from within each individual. With his dedication and passion, he strives to raise awareness and engage as many people as possible in the fight against gender-based violence.