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Sexual Harassment: Egypt
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Sexual harassment in public spaces in Egypt is currently one of the most endemic threats to the safety and mobility of women. According to recent studies, the majority of women in Egypt regularly experience some form of sexual harassment. Contrary to earlier sp…

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Noha Roushdy, “Sexual Harassment: Egypt”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002085>
First published online: 2016

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