CFDL sets up hotline to monitor, document sexual harassment in Eid

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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 12:11 GMT

'La lel taharosh' No for sexual harassment - Photo courtesy of Doaa el-Adl

'La lel taharosh' No for sexual harassment - Photo courtesy of Doaa el-Adl

CAIRO – 10 August 2019: The Cairo Foundation for Development and Law (CFDL) launched an operation room to monitor and document any cases of sexual harassment against women during the three days of Eid al-Adha due to start on Sunday.

The CFDL established a hotline on 01210009192 to provide the legal assistance and complaints from the sexual harassment survivors, the center announced in a statement on Saturday.

“The center receives testimonies on ccd.eg2010@gmail.com, and through our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/CCD.egy ,” the statement read.

Two days ago, Egypt's National Council for Women announced that it set up a hotline on 15115 to receive any possible sexual violation cases durinf the Eid.

Last year, Complaints against sexual harassment incidents witnessed a severe decline during Eid al-Adha, according to Head of the Complaints Office Manager of the National Council for Women (NCW).

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