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Egyptian newspapers and websites discussed the phenomenon of sexual harassment and sexual assault after a child was sexually assaulted in the al-Maʿādī suburb of Cairo.  A man was captured on surveillance cameras trying to sexually assault a young girl behind a wall inside one of the nearby...
The harassment of a young girl in the Maadi neighborhood sparked controversy and widespread anger in Egyptian society after a video showing the sexual assault was posted on Facebook. Activists on Twitter then launched the hashtag ‘#child_molester’, accompanied by the perpetrator’s photo.
The Public Prosecution requested that witnesses to the sexual assault of a girl at the Fairmont Nile City Hotel in 2014 provide video of the incident to the authorities.  The prosecution stressed in a statement that it will keep the confidentiality of the witnesses involved and protect them.
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
A new case of harassment emerged in Egypt, and this time the accused is a psychiatrist who allegedly molested two minors ten years ago, using his profession.
Four months since Tik Tok star Mina ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz was arrested, she has returned to ordinary life after undergoing psychological rehabilitation as ordered by the Public Prosecution.
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the public prosecution and Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī’s decision to use another measure stipulated in Article 201 of the criminal procedure code as an alternative to keeping Mina ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz in remand detention. 
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the opening of the first shelter for victims of human trafficking in Egypt.  Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of the NCW, stressed that Egypt has made strenuous efforts to combat this crime.
Recently, several campaigns have encouraged women to speak up about their experiences with violence, especially sexual assault.  These campaigns send a clear message that what happened to these victims is important and that the voices of women must be heard. 
Amid the ongoing investigation by the prosecutor-general into allegations of rape, sexual harassment and blackmail made by dozens of women and girls against a young man named, Aḥmad Bassām Zakī, a woman belonging to the Coptic Orthodox Church in the US had revealed that she fell a victim to sexual...


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