Sexual Harassment Egypt

Egyptian Women Have a New Tool to Fight Sexual Harassment

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 04.15.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

With the help of a grant from Canada's International Development Research Centre, Rebecca Chiao is using online tools to help change Egyptian attitudes to sexual harassment and make the streets safer for women and men. It's called HarassMap.

Harassing Women in Egypt? Prepare to Get Sprayed

VICE | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada

Despite worldwide publicity and campaigning, the approach to actually solving the sexual harassment epidemic in Egypt has sadly been a pretty apathetic one, with police giving less than a gram of shit about the situation, leaving street perverts to grope away until their hands are content. It's perhaps no surprise that anti-harassment groups in Cairo have gone vigilante, taking what's left of the law into their own hands and patrolling the streets to fight the harassment epidemic themselves. I spoke to Muhammad Taimoor, leader and founder of the campaign, about their controversial tactics during the festival.