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Egypt Sexual Harassment

If This Isn't Enough Of A Wake-Up Call For Egypt, Then What Is?

Sophia Jones | Posted 08.10.2014 | World
Sophia Jones

ISTANBUL -- When I first watched the viral video from Sunday night's celebration for newly elected Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, it was ha...

Egypt Makes Big Move On Sexual Harassment

AP | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's outgoing president on Thursday decreed sexual harassment a crime punishable by up to five years in prison, a much-anticipated m...

Sophia Jones

Egypt's New Sexual Assault Law Faces Major Obstacle In Police Who Still Blame The Victims | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

CAIRO -- In Egypt, sexual harassment and assault can be seen everywhere: in a crowded market, where a man rubs his hand against a veiled woman’s bre...

Powerful PSA Shows A Scary Reality Many Women Face Every Day

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.13.2013 | Women

"Every day she faces humiliation, anger, she lives in fear and she experiences violence… put yourself in her shoes, instead of finding ways to blame...

When Women Fear To Tread: Sexual Violence And The Egyptian Revolution

Roger Friedland | Posted 04.15.2013 | Religion
Roger Friedland

What we are seeing now in Egypt's squares is much more than ordinary harassment by individual men. Sexual harassment has become a weapon of war against women.

'Horrific, Violent Attacks On Women'

AP | Posted 02.06.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Mob-led sexual assaults targeting Egypt's female protesters could increase if perpetrators are not punished, an international rights group wa...

Sexual Harassment Spiked In Egypt Over Holiday

AP | MAGGIE FICK | Posted 12.30.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's president acknowledged the widespread problem of sexual harassment his country Tuesday, ordering his interior minister to invest...

Egypt's Sexual Harassment 'Epidemic' | Posted 11.03.2012 | World

Campaigners in Egypt say the problem of sexual harassment is reaching epidemic proportions, with a rise in such incidents over the past three months. ...

Men Assault March To End Sexual Harassment

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

CAIRO — A mob of hundreds of men assaulted women holding a march demanding an end to sexual harassment Friday, with the attackers overwhelming t...

Meet The Women Proving That Social Media Brings Change

More Magazine | Posted 10.25.2011 | Women

There's something terribly raw about the stories women post on, a website started by four friends last year to confront Egypt’s epidem...

In Egypt, Pre-Revolution Levels Of Sexual Harassment Return

Christian Science Monitor | Sarah Lynch | Posted 08.26.2011 | World

Mohammad Anter hands out flyers to evening crowds on a packed Cairo street, trying to catch the attention of any passerby -- until one catches his. ...