#MeToo in Egypt: Harassed women speak out
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#MeToo in Egypt: Women speak out about abuse and harassment

Many women in Egypt suffer sexual harassment and abuse on daily basis.

Research by UN Women published in 2013 found that 99% of Egyptian women had been sexually harassed, either verbally or physically.

As the #MeToo campaign has gained traction around the world, Egyptian woman have also begun to speak more openly about harassment and abuse – although in some cases this can result in them being disbelieved, blamed, or even suffering further abuse.

Five women shared their stories with BBC Arabic.

Producer: Sara Aboubakr. Visual Artist: Ismail Moneers.

  • 25 Oct 2018
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