The fourth International Cartoon Gathering opened on Sunday in the Arts Palace in Cairo. This year, it targets the issue of discrimination against women.
The gathering chose 500 cartoons drawn by 272 artists from 64 countries, including China, Belgium, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kuwait, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.
Their pieces focused on gender inequality, discrimination and violence against women. And they tackled a variety of relevant issues such as female genital mutilation, teenage-marriage, and marginalization of their role in the community.
Chinese cartoonist also sent their artworks about the woman to the Cairo cartoon gathering.
The Cartoon gathering is annual and organized by the Egyptian Caricature Association.