sexual harassment

Cairo Court of Appeal acquits Ahmed Basam Zaki of sexually assaulting, blackmailing 3 girls

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 09:54 GMT

The court accepted Zaki’s appeal against the first-degree verdict of 3 years in prison. He had handed down the three years in prison on December 29, 2020 by the Cairo Economic Court.

Egyptian security forces arrest teens aged 13-15 years for ‘sexually harassing’ two female tourists

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 02:18 GMT

The arrested teenagers confessed that they tried to talk with the two tourists for taking pictures with them, without the intent of harassment, said the Egyptian Ministry of Interior in a statement on Saturday.

Egypt introduces anti-harassment lesson for 4th grade students for the first time

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 03:43 GMT

A new step towards combating sexual harassment was adopted in Egypt by introducing awareness curriculum for fourth grade for the first time, educating children how to protect themselves from the abuse.

Egypt’s new amendments for sexual harassment law ends different forms of violence against women: UN Resident Coordinator

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 07:24 GMT

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 Sisi ratifies law amendments to tighten sexual harassment punishment

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 06:50 GMT

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.

Court sentences male dentist accused of harassing men including celebrities to 16 years in prison

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 02:13 GMT

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 approves draft law toughening penalty of sexual harassment

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 03:31 GMT

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.

Is creepshot becoming the latest harassment trend?

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 01:04 GMT

Cairo has witnessed two harassment incidents of taking photo discreetly of women in public by men; known as “creepshots.”

Egyptian police arrests Brazilian tourist for verbally harassing saleswoman in live video

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 08:27 GMT

Egyptian police arrested Sunday a Brazilian tourist who verbally harassed a saleswoman while going live on Instagram.

Court sentences Maadi child molester to 10 yrs in prison

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 02:19 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court sentenced to 10 years in prison a molester who sexually abused a 7-year old girl in March.

Viral story: Revealed video shows harasser luring girl into Maadi building

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 03:19 GMT

A surveillance camera on street revealed Tuesday footage showing Maadi harasser luring a young girl into a residential building, before sexually harassing her inside.

Updated: Egyptian Police arrests man caught in video harassing girl

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 02:38 GMT

Police forces managed to arrest a man caught in video sexually harassing a girl in Maadi district.

Egyptians angry after camera caught man sexually assaulting a girl

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 11:16 GMT

A surveillance camera in a residential building in Maadi district showed a man sexually harassing a girl.

Dental Syndicate vows to punish male dentist once convicted of sexually harassing men

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Dental Syndicate has vowed to punish a member who is detained pending charges of harassing male patients once he is convicted.

Maya Morsy congratulates survivors of Ahmed Bassam Zaky's crimes on court redress

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 06:48 GMT

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.

National Women Council urges encouraging women to report sexual harassment cases

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 08:51 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Court of Appeal sets October 14 for1st trial of sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 05:46 GMT

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.

Top prosecutor refers sexual predator to criminal court over harassment charges

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 03:36 GMT

Zaki is facing charges of raping three girls, below 18 years old, and threatening them and blackmailing them, into sexual intercourse.

Man's respect for women in Egypt is determined by upbringing not education: Morsy

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:12 GMT

"We have 21 universities in Egypt that established anti-sexual-harassment units," Maya Morsy stated.

Egypt’s artists denounce all forms of sexual harassment

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 07:31 GMT

Egypt’s artists denounce all forms of sexual harassment.