Egypt

Plusieurs centaines de femmes en noir arborant un ruban blanc se sont rassemblées mercredi à l'entrée du siège du syndicat de la presse au centre du Caire pour protester contre "les agressions sexuelles" subies par des journalistes.
On the 25th of May, the day of the referendum, women and girls taking part in a peaceful demonstration demanding democracy were beaten and sexually attacked.
The most senior Islamic cleric rejected any attempts to introduce sex education that discusses safe sex and abortions in the country's classrooms.
In May 2001, police raided the Queen Boat, a floating nightclub moored on the Nile River, and arrested 52 gay men.
The National Council for Women has been one of the strongest advocates for legal reform that effectively promotes and upholds the rights of women throughout Egypt.
Following an 'orfy' (a common law marriage in which the state is not involved) women lack legal protection afforded by a registered marriage contract, and also face the anger of society.
Le principal quotidien égyptien, Al-Ahram, a publié un dossier de trente pages, intitulé "La circoncision des femmes du point de vue de l'Islam", réalisé par le docteur Salim Al Awaa.
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