The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova thanked President Abdel Fattah al Sisi for ratifying law no. 141/2021 amending some articles of the 58/1937 Penal Law to confront sexual harassment.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ratified on Wednesday law no. 141/2021 amending some articles of the 58/1937 Penal Law to confront sexual harassment.
The case dates back when director-turned-singer Tameem Youness, known for his viral song “Salmonella,” and actor Abbas Aboul Hassan, who played the role of “Al-Gazzar” in the Egyptian movie “Mafia,” spoke on social media in August that they had been sexually assaulted by the aforementioned dentist.
Egyptian House of Representatives gave a final approval to a draft law to toughen sexual harassment penalty so that it is treated before the law as a felony instead of a misdemeanor.
Cairo has witnessed two harassment incidents of taking photo discreetly of women in public by men; known as “creepshots.”
Egyptian police arrested Sunday a Brazilian tourist who verbally harassed a saleswoman while going live on Instagram.
Cairo Criminal Court sentenced to 10 years in prison a molester who sexually abused a 7-year old girl in March.
A surveillance camera on street revealed Tuesday footage showing Maadi harasser luring a young girl into a residential building, before sexually harassing her inside.
Police forces managed to arrest a man caught in video sexually harassing a girl in Maadi district.
A surveillance camera in a residential building in Maadi district showed a man sexually harassing a girl.
The Dental Syndicate has vowed to punish a member who is detained pending charges of harassing male patients once he is convicted.
President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy congratulated the survivors of the sexual crimes of Ahmed Bassam Zaki, a man exposed a few months on social media for his assaults, for their redress in a Tuesday court sentence against him.
Head of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy urged continuing efforts to raise awareness of ways to face sexual harassment and encourage women and girls to report their cases.
He is charged with inciting immorality, stalking, violating society's value by violating his victims’ privacy through constant texting and taking pictures of her while kissing her without their consent using his social media accounts.
Zaki is facing charges of raping three girls, below 18 years old, and threatening them and blackmailing them, into sexual intercourse.
"We have 21 universities in Egypt that established anti-sexual-harassment units," Maya Morsy stated.
Egypt’s artists denounce all forms of sexual harassment.
NCW has received three cases of sexual harassment against two ladies and a girl during the first two days of Eid al-Adha
“The center receives testimonies on email@example.com, and through our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/CCD.egy ,” the statement read.
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