Egypt

ECWR were so shocked and outraged by the reported attacks on women during Eid Al-Fitr that they dedicated their latest newsletter to the issue of sexual harassment, a growing problem in Egypt.
For the first time in Egypt's history, various governorates have named women as "Murshidat", religious guides and preachers.
Des leaders musulmans ont appelé lors d’une conférence internationale au Caire, à interdire les mutilations génitales féminines et à punir les auteurs de cette coutume. Ils ont indiqué dans leur déclaration finale que la pratique va à l’encontre du Coran.
Scores of Egyptian women demonstrated in Cairo against sexual harassment on Thursday in response to reports that gangs of young men attacked women in the street at random and groped them last month.
In response to the incidents of sexual harassment reported during the Eid holiday and the rising frequency and severity of sexual harassment of women, please join us in speaking out.
The hijab survived the controversy it once generated because it is a milder form of modesty. Allow me to mention that our mothers and sisters didn't feel the need to wrap their heads or cover their faces and still maintained their modesty in public.
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