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Tunisian critic Shukrī Mabkhūt (Shoukry Mabkhout) writes: Amidst the worldwide campaign on sexual harassment and rape “#MeToo”, a British mother of a six-years-old child accused the famous children’s tale “Sleeping Beauty” claiming that the kiss the handsome prince takes from the beautiful sleeping...
The results of a secret investigation in two incidents of sexual harassment by a potential presidential candidate, Khālid ‘Alī, and rape by another human rights lawyer, Mahmūd Bilāl, have been released after the issue went viral by human rights and women groups on social networking sites a month...
About the Authors: Mette Toft Nielsen completed her M.A. degree in Culture, Communication and Globalization in Aalborg University, Denmark in 2013. Nielsen began her career at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, researching the reasons why people choose to emigrate for her M.A. thesis....
  Danish researcher Mette Toft Nielsen, former CAWU intern and main author of the book Women in Post- Revolutionary Egypt: Can Behavior Be Controlled? (withPeter Hervik, 2017) held a book launch event on the 21st of October, 2017, in the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Zamalek, Cairo. 
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
Head of Egyptian Mossawāh Center for Consultation and Training, Fat'hī Farīd said that after launching unsuccessful campaigns against sexual harassment, the Center decided to launch a new campaign by recruiting men that advocate the anti-sexual violence women endure on Egyptian streets.
Center for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance (CEWLA) organized a training workshop for female health and rural pioneers, designed to increase their knowledge and proficiency in a variety of aspects , to discuss all forms of trafficking in women, and to articulate action plans to tackle these offenses...
Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW) announced that the Legislative Committee has completed a draft law on women anti-violence, to be submitted to the Cabinet for approval, before referring it to the House of Representatives.
President `Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s announcement as 2017 being the Year of the Woman renewed hopes of female jurists and feminists that the new year will see more pleasant events, giving women more rights and gains which are currently absent.
In the past, we used to wear short dresses that were above the knee and no one was to opposed this. But now, despite the spread of the Hijāb and Niqāb, cases of harassment are rampant, reaching unprecedented levels. So let’s go back to short clothes, to force men to respect our bodies. That is the...

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