Reforms Fail to End Violence Against Egyptian Women - Report

More than 99 percent of women and girls reported being subjected to sexual harassment in a 2013 study by UN Women, while Amnesty said the number of sexual assaults in public had soared in recent years.

  • Egypt:   Legal Reforms Fail to End Abuse of Women

    Thomson Reuters Foundation, 21 January 2015

    Token legal reforms have failed to end widespread public, domestic and state violence against women and girls in Egypt, who face sexual abuse, mob attacks, and torture in custody,… Read more »

Egyptian women on International Women Day (file photo).

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