Only 60%? Things must be improving under the new government…
Majority of women who took part in a survey in Egypt said they have been victims of harassment.
While 60 per cent of men responded saying they had harassed women. Some men resorted to abusing females at regular intervals – on a monthly or weekly basis.
Amsek Motahresh – an Egyptian Association set up to combating harassment of women – announced the results of its survey which revealed 83 per cent of respondents had been abused verbally or physically at some point in their life.
Seventy per cent of them were in hijab when they were harassed, and only 13 per cent were in ‘modern ‘ clothes, it added.
The Amsek Motahresh Association, set up by Egyptian girls after the revolution, conducted the survey including 2,800 men and an…
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