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An Egyptian Rapper Is Using Her Music to Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment

From policymic.com Find the original article here! “I realized all the male rappers must have a track in which they talk about girls and their clothes, blaming girls for everything happening around us,” said 19-year-old Mayam Mahmoud, an Egyptian rapper. … Continue reading

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Why do you think women get harassed in the streets of Egypt?

Shocking answers of Egyptian school boys about why women get harassed on the streets. Some examples are: “About the harassment of women in the street, it’s usually the girl’s fault because sometimes they are strolling around in tight clothes which … Continue reading

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Egypt is the worst country for women in the Arab world

Complete article can be found here. Repost from Al Arabiya. Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab … Continue reading

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Sexual violence as a weapon

Complete article here. CAIRO – “We were a group of 20 ladies heading to Tahrir Square to take part in the second anniversary of the January 25 revolution. I was holding hands with Rawiya, a 67-year-old lady. When we got … Continue reading

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