Escalating news stories about sexual harassment in Egypt, especially after the massive protests of June 30th, place the issue in the foreground of the many challenges Egyptians yet need to rise to.
It highlights the urge to elevate work to higher levels as efforts of volunteer groups are no longer sufficient to combat the culturally deep-rooted practice. Added to the seriousness of the problem are recent reports of politically-driven, paid mobs to harass female protests.
Today we released a blog on paid mobs who sexually harass female protestors at our MENA Agenda 1325 website.
Interested? Then read this article of Sawsan Bastawy at our MENA Agenda 1325 website: Paid mobs attempt to sexually harass women out of Tahrir.