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Maria Kicha is a Russian writer, a PhD in Law, a historian, and traveler. Apart from teaching at Russian State University of Justice, research of the Middle East is her key occupation. Even though she does not usually refer to herself as an Oriental Studies specialist, Maria is the author of three...
Women’s issues and gender disparities have recently come to light on the screens, as movies fearlessly deal with a variety of issues that previously were silenced. These issues are found amid society and deserve to be discussed, treated, and highlighted. The film “I want a divorce” [Urīd Khulʿān]...
In 2011 many demonstrations were held in Egypt against the military adminstration. During one of these demonstrations one female protestor was subjected to the torture of soldiers, her clothes were torn, and her blue bra was uncovered. As a result of this event, 10.000 women filled the streets on...
In this investigative report, Mada Masr [Madā Miṣr] interviews the victims of Michael Fahmī, who has been accused of sexually assaulting underage Coptic girls through his pseudo medical practice.  This summary focuses on the aspects of the report that examine Fahmī’s relationship with the Coptic...
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.
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.
“Egyptian Family values”; this term that has been repeated for months in Egypt when directing accusations against young women wearing “liberal clothes” for violating the “conservative values of the Egyptian family.”  This astounding accusation and the outrage of the Egyptian society have suddenly...
Facebook announced its partnership and cooperation with the National Council of Women (NCW) to protect women on Facebook by launching “Women’s Security Resources.”  This initiative includes showing pictures, GIFs, and videos to bring awareness to women and girls on Facebook about how to manage and...

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