How Egyptians are fighting [sexual] harassment in the streets

How Egyptians are fighting [sexual] harassment in the streets

Rosie Swash – Guardian – Thursday, 08 November 2012 (originally published 05 Nov) Like many Egyptian women, Nihal Saad Zaghloul is no stranger to street harassment. But it was one incident in particular that made the 26-year-old IT worker decide to do something about it. Along with some friends, she was attacked by a group […]

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 […]