Moroccan Woman Gets Gang Raped on a Public Bus, and It’s Not Even That Shocking

Moroccan Woman Gets Gang Raped on a Public Bus, and It’s Not Even That Shocking

A disturbing video has been going viral on Facebook. The video shows a Moroccan woman forcibly getting undressed, groped, gagged, and gang raped, by three teenage boys. The incident happened this past Saturday (August 19th, 2017), and the video has been going viral ever since. Accordingly, six teenage suspects were arrested for raping 24 year-old, […]

This Egyptian Woman Has Just Made History by Imprisoning Her Harasser

This Egyptian Woman Has Just Made History by Imprisoning Her Harasser

  Sexual harassment has been one of the main problems faced by Egypt, for the past few years. Women always feel helpless and vulnerable in the streets of Egypt, while harassers never seem to get arrested nor punished. All this is made drastically worse by the fact that all attempts at awareness campaigns keep failing. […]

Your Gruesome Guide to Walking Like an Egyptian Woman

Your Gruesome Guide to Walking Like an Egyptian Woman

I was enjoying an evening with my friends, when the topic of exploring or going to Khan El Khalili was casually brought up by one of my girlfriends. The discussion progressed on and on about all the silver accessories we wanted to buy, and how gorgeous the place would be if we were to go […]

Autistic Child Gets Sexually Assaulted in an International School in Egypt

Autistic Child Gets Sexually Assaulted in an International School in Egypt

  Egyptian TV host Wael El-Ebrashy’s received a phone call on his TV show from a traumatized mother, Eman Ragab, who says her 10-year-old child has allegedly been raped by a man in an international school in Maadi.   Her autistic son, Ahmed, came back home two hours later than usual, and his trousers were drenched […]

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

  Just when you thought nothing could be worse than fleeing your homeland with all its memories and resorting to a refugee camp in a foreign land, reality strikes; children as young as seven are being sexually abused in the toilets at Softex camp, an official European-based refugee camp in Greece.   “The parents are still in […]

Moroccan Boxer in Rio Held 15 Days in Custody For Accusations of Sexual Assault

Moroccan Boxer in Rio Held 15 Days in Custody For Accusations of Sexual Assault

By Leena ElDeeb

  Rio de Janeiro court sentenced Moroccan boxer, Hassan Saada, to spend 15 days in jail, last Friday. Meanwhile the authorities will investigate and examine claims by the two women who accused Saada to have attempted to rape them at the Olympic Village on Wednesday.   Reports say he invited one of the women to pose for a selfie […]

Let’s Make The Hashtag #محاكمة_مدرسة_الفيوتشر_لاغتصاب_الاطفال Go Viral

Let’s Make The Hashtag #محاكمة_مدرسة_الفيوتشر_لاغتصاب_الاطفال Go Viral

A horrific status is being shared by every Egyptian as we speak about a case of child sexual abuse in Futures British School in Egypt. As a parent, I feel helpless, angry and sleepless. I can’t even begin to imagine how the parents of the sexually violated children must feel right now. A parent has […]

YouTube Refuses to Remove Sexual Assault Video

An attempt by the Egyptian government to act on the requests by the woman who was brutally attacked in Tahrir during President El Sisi’s inauguration to have the footage of her sexual assault removed from YouTube has fallen on deaf ears. “The Egyptian embassy in Washington, D.C. and a number of Egyptian authorities, at the […]

Perpetual Tragedy: Sex and Power in Egypt

Perpetual Tragedy: Sex and Power in Egypt

Amidst the presidential inauguration celebrations, an all too familiar and increasingly recurrent tragedy took place: the mass physical abuse and attempted rape of a girl. The phenomenon has become obscenely common. In fact, sexual harassment has become so common that it is considered an event if a woman leaves her house and does not get […]

‘Rape’ on the Red Sea and the Culture of Impunity

‘Rape’ on the Red Sea and the Culture of Impunity

It’s no secret that there’s been a rise of sexual assault and rape against women in Egypt since the revolution and it’s not surprising when it happens to a foreigner, either. What’s surprising is our culture’s seemingly complete apathy towards the problem – the official reaction, or rather lack of action, is jaw dropping and […]