Tagged with Sexual harassment

Creative Solutions to Sexual Crime

Creative Solutions to Sexual Crime

Official Egyptian statistics departments have recently published sobering numbers concerning domestic violence: At least 18 percent of adult Egyptian women have reportedly experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of family members or close acquaintances in 2015, according to official estimates by Egypt’s Economic Cost of Gender Based Violence Survey (ECGBVS), published in June … Continue reading

Egyptian School Children on Sexual Harassment

These two videos, with translated subtitles, come from Dignity without Borders. The first interviews boys about their perception of sexual harassment, while the second gets the girls’ perspective. Both are intriguing and shed light on what is widely acknowledged as a significant social problem. Listen in and find out why.

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Sexual Harassment

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Sexual Harassment

God, The problem is well known: Over 90 percent of Egyptian women complain of sexual harassment. The problem is well witnessed: Repeatedly at mass rallies in Tahrir women are sexually assaulted by groups of men. Finally, perhaps, the problem is well addressed: The cabinet passed a law to criminalize such conduct and is undertaking plans … Continue reading

Sexual Harassment

During the past few weeks much of my activity at the office has focused on the supervision of others’ work and report writing. While this, unfortunately, has limited my own contributions, especially in this blog, I have missed the opportunity to link readers here to the reports we have produced. These are published on the … Continue reading