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.

ET WRAP-UP: All you need to know about sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki's case

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 11:55 GMT

Zaki is accused of raping two girls, indecently assaulting another girl by force – one of them was under 18 years old –, threatening and blackmailing other women into sexual intercourse.

Egypt's National Council for Women calls on girls to quickly report harassment crimes

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 04:40 GMT

The National Council for Women announces its full support for the girls who are victims of harassment and rape, and it calls upon them to quickly report the crimes that were circulated on Instagram.

Top prosecution: No official reports received regarding harassment accusations against young man

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 01:45 GMT

The unit will be analyzing the issue and evidence to submit them to the top prosecutor’s office.

Top prosecution: No official reports received regarding harassment accusations against young man

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 01:42 GMT

The unit will be analyzing the issue and evidence to submit them to the top prosecutor’s office.

Egypt's National Council for Women follows rape, harassment accusations by group of women against young man

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

The council called on concerned bodies to investigate the issue, and take necessary measures.

NCW says received no harassment complaints so far during Eid

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 - 02:41 GMT

The NCW receives complaint via hotline no. 15115 or through the phone numbers: 01099299191 – 01007525600 – 01554845024.

NCW, female police secure women's celebrations in Sham el Nessim

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 - 12:02 GMT

Complaints can contact with the operation room via telephone number 15115.

National council for women announces support for ‘harassed’ girl

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 08:11 GMT

Maya Morsi, the head of the NCW, said that the council is ready to provide Menna with legal support.

Egyptians angered by police’s ‘lenient’ treatment of children sexual harassers

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 04:13 GMT

The video shows that three female officers and a male policeman asked the harassers not to harass children again or else they were would face a sentence of three years in prison.

National Council for Women responds to harassment during Eid

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 11:23 GMT

In preparation for Eid El-Adha, the National Council for Women (NCW) announced on Tuesday that they will operate 24-hours to receive complaints from women during the holiday period

Royal Dutch Orchestra fires chief conductor amid harassment allegations

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 11:48 GMT

The allegations first arose in an article on July 26 in the Washington Post, in which female singers accused Gatti of groping and other inappropriate sexual behaviour.

Policeman sentenced to 5 years in prison over harassing housewife

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 03:47 GMT

Zagazig Criminal Court in Al-Sharqia governorate sentenced Tuesday a policeman to five years in prison over charges of harassing a female suspect inside a police truck.

Egypt deploys female police to combat sexual harassment

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 11:08 GMT

The policewomen are highly trained to confront harassers and bring them to police station for legal action.

Saudi Cabinet approves measures criminalising sexual harassment

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 10:25 GMT

Saudi Arabia's Cabinet on Tuesday approved a measure criminalising sexual harassment.