Egyptian Lawyer Says It’s a ‘National Duty’ for Men to Rape Girls Who Wear Ripped Jeans

Egyptian Lawyer Says It’s a ‘National Duty’ for Men to Rape Girls Who Wear Ripped Jeans

  Nabih Al-Wahsh, an Egyptian lawyer, has prompted outrage for saying harassing and raping girls who wear revealing clothing such as ripped jeans is a “national duty”.   “Will you feel happy when you see a girl walking down the street with half of her behind showing?” he said on Al-Assema earlier this month. “I say that […]

VIDEO: Female Metro Passengers Fight with Egyptian Police Officer

VIDEO: Female Metro Passengers Fight with Egyptian Police Officer

A video showing a low-ranking police officer (2ameen shorta) allegedly harassing women in an Egyptian metro has been going viral on Facebook. The video indicates that he was in an altercation with one specific woman, which then turned the entirety of the metro’s all-female passengers against him.     The altercation -according to the Facebook […]

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 […]

Stop Blaming Women For Your Sexual Harassment Issues

Stop Blaming Women For Your Sexual Harassment Issues

By Nouran Samer

Sadly, females get harassed here in Egypt way too much. But the very disturbing part of it is that women are often the ones that get blamed. There are some very annoying sentences that are always used to justify these harassment. Like for example:   1. “She was wearing really tight clothing”   Aywa we […]