Egypt’s harassed women need their own revolution

Egypt’s harassed women need their own revolution

Mary Rogers – CNN Opinion – Thursday, 17 February, 2011 Editor’s note: CNN producer and camerawoman Mary Rogers has lived and worked in Egypt since 1994. She joined CNN in 1981 and has covered conflicts in Somalia, Sierra Leone, the Congo, Iraq, Chechnya, Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon and Afghanistan. Recently she filmed the […]

678 unveils one of Egypt’s taboos (against women)

678 unveils one of Egypt’s taboos (against women)

Wael Eskandar – Ahram Online – Monday, 20 December, 2010 (originally published 19 Dec) 678 is the first Egyptian film to explore the many dimensions of sexual harassment, but perhaps it comes several decades too late No film in Egypt’s recent history has attempted the task of addressing the problem of sexual harassment with as […]

60 percent of women harassed on daily basis – Cairo

60 percent of women harassed on daily basis – Cairo

Protective laws unfit for women on streets of Cairo   Correspondents JOSEPH MAYTON and MANAR AMMAR – WNN Features CAIRO: Being an Egyptian woman is to accept sexual harassment as daily routine, according to a recent report from the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR). The study outlines, 60 percent of Egyptian women and 98 […]