Heliopolis Library to shed light on ways to combat harassment on Sept. 19

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 11:19 GMT

On September 19 at 5 p.m., the Heliopolis Library is organizing a symposium entitled "Harassment Between the Hammer of Law and the Anvil of Society."

Don’t be Afraid.. Speak up: Egypt launches campaign to combat electronic harassment

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 02:18 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity launched a dialogue conference "Combating Electronic Harassment and Extortion", under the title "Don't be afraid... Speak up", to raise awareness of issues of electronic harassment and blackmail practiced against women.

Actor Shady Khalaf sentenced to 3 yrs of rigorous imprisonment over sexually assaulting 7 women

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 10:50 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court ruled on Tuesday to sentence the Egyptian Actor Shady Khalaf to three years in rigorous imprisonment over charges of harassment, indecent assault and attempting to rape seven women by force against their will during an acting training workshop.

Trial of Actor Shady Khalaf over sexually assaulting 7 women adjourned

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 03:17 GMT

The first court hearing in trial of the actor Shadi Khalaf over charges of harassment, indecent assault and attempted rape of 7 ladies kicked off Saturday, and was adjourned to December 19.

Egypt discusses draft law for tougher sexual harassment punishment

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 12:20 GMT

The amendments harshened the imprisonment term and the fine imposed on the offenders.

Man who took indecent pictures of women at airport to be tried

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 06:47 GMT

The man who allegedly took indecent pictures of a woman in Cairo Airport has been ordered detained for four days pending investigations and will be referred to criminal trial

Man awaits detention after video surfaces of harassing boy on train

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 04:50 GMT

A man on a train who appeared in a video purportedly putting a boy’s head in his lap has been identified by the authorities, but is yet to be arrested, Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper reported on Sunday.

Brazilian who verbally harassed Egyptian saleswoman to be detained for 4 days pending investigation

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 03:22 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution ordered to detain a Brazilian national for four days per investigations after he verbally harassed an Egyptian saleswoman while going live on Instagram.

NCW head reviews Egypt’s efforts in combating harassment, violence against women at EU/CoE South Programme IV

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 09:42 GMT

She also reviewed the laws and new amendments that were passed in the Criminal Code to provide protection for the female survivors from harassment, rape and indecent assault.

Cairo’s Maadi girl killed after muggers caused her head to smash: Prosecution

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 09:51 GMT

This refutes an earlier claim on social media that the motive behind the incident was harassment.

Suspect harasser implicated in Egyptian woman's death arrested: sources

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 08:46 GMT

Security sources told local media that the suspect microbus driver implicated in the crime has got arrested, and that the search for the other two is underway.

Two men detained for 4 days pending investigation for assaulting Sudanese girl sexually in Egypt

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 02:40 GMT

During the investigation, the girl said two sexually assaulted her and one was defending her, while the seven others were watching.

Six teens arrested for harassing African girl in Egypt

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Video footage went viral on Facebook on September 29, showing a group of teenagers harassing an African girl near a tuk-tuk, while she was returning home from her work.

Social media erupted in anger after video of Egyptian teacher harassing girl

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 11:53 GMT

A teacher was arrested after a video showing him harassing a girl and kissing her in a room.

Egypt's Attorney General launches investigation into incidents of harassment committed by dentist

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 10:09 GMT

On Tuesday morning, artist Abbas Abul-Hassan and famous singer Tamim Younes submitted an official communication to the Attorney General against Dr. Basem Samir, on charges of harassing men.

Egypt's Academy of Arts issues statement on unveiling facts of harassment cases

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 07:10 GMT

The academy’s administration announced in the statement that the academy’s regulations protect female students from any harassment attempt and it will not allow this to happen.

UN Women welcomes Egypt’s ‘unprecedented’ efforts to support survivors of sexual assault, harassment

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 07:17 GMT

Egypt is witnessing incredible social momentum in support of survivors of gender-based violence, including sexual assault and harassment.

Egypt's Dar al-Iftaa: Blaming harassment on women's clothes is illogical

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:05 GMT

Wardani added, during a phone call with the "9 p.m." program, that the Egyptian society needs to amend religious discourse to increase people's awareness regarding women's issues.

Egyptian authorities arrest owner of Merit Publishing House Hashem over harassment accusations

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 06:14 GMT

Mohamed Hashem, the owner of Merit Publishing House was arrested to be investigated over police reports filed against him, accusing him of harassing several girls.

Egypt ratifies draft law obliging secrecy of rape victims’ testimonies

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 04:52 GMT

The Egyptian government has ratified a draft law that guarantees the secrecy of testimonies made by victims of harassment, rape and sexual assault.