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Orphanage workers investigated for sexual assault
Egypt

Orphanage workers investigated for sexual assault

  A number of social workers in a Bani Suef orphanage are being referred to investigation, after reports that two…
Police officer sentenced to five years in prison for raping arrested woman
Egypt

Police officer sentenced to five years in prison for raping arrested woman

  The Cairo Criminal Court has sentenced a police officer to five years of rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a…
How Hollywood has reacted to Weinstein allegations
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How Hollywood has reacted to Weinstein allegations

More than a day after The New York Times published a blistering report detailing numerous accusations of sexual harassment against prolific film…
Risk of sex attack fills women with dread during Eid al-Fitr vacation
Egypt

Risk of sex attack fills women with dread during Eid al-Fitr vacation

In their youth, many Egyptian girls will have looked forward to the Eid al-Fitr holiday each year, excited about wearing…
Security forces apply preventive measures for Eid al-Fitr holiday
Egypt

Security forces apply preventive measures for Eid al-Fitr holiday

Egypt's security forces have taken several precautionary and exceptional security measures ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which starts on…
The healing process: Treatment for survivors of sexual violence
Life & Style

The healing process: Treatment for survivors of sexual violence

A woman recounts her experience of sexual violence to you. It may be tempting if she is crying to tell…
In the news: Documenting sexual violence
Life & Style

In the news: Documenting sexual violence

There is barely a media outlet in Egypt that has not covered sexual violence in the wake of violations and…
State should apologize for sexual harassment, says NCW chief
Egypt

State should apologize for sexual harassment, says NCW chief

National Council for Women chief Mervat al-Tallawi called on all women who have been sexually assaulted to file reports, and…
UN concerned about rising violence against female protesters in Egypt
Egypt

UN concerned about rising violence against female protesters in Egypt

The top United Nations official tasked with advancing gender equality today expressed “deep concern” about the escalating violence against women…
Court to examine lawsuit accusing film of ‘tarnishing Egypt’s image’
Egypt

Court to examine lawsuit accusing film of ‘tarnishing Egypt’s image’

An Egyptian court on Wednesday is scheduled to discuss a lawsuit charging the makers of Egyptian film “678” of tarnishing…
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