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ECWR Participates in launching “Combating Violence against Women” Unit At Assiut University

(Cairo October 12th, 2016) ECWR participates in launching a unit for combating sexual harassment at Assiut University. The event was held in the presence of Dr. Maya Morsi, President of Egypt’s National Council for Women, Mr. Alexander Pedroza, Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),His Excellency, Toro Hogg, Ambassador of Embassy of Denmark in Egypt, and Dr. Ahmed Ga’aeiss, President … Continue reading

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Launching the Unit for Combating Sexual Harassment in Ain Shams University tomorrow

Cairo, 10th of April, 2016 On the 11th of April 2016 the “Unite for Combating Sexual Harassment” will be launched in Ain Shams University. This comes as part of the cooperation efforts of Ain Shams University, the Egyptian Center for Women Rights (ECWR), and with the support of Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and The United Nations Population Fund in … Continue reading

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ECWR Submits Proposed Bill on Sexual Harassment

Cairo, 7 April 2014 With the problem of sexual harassment worsening in Egypt, ECWR, with the help of a group of legal experts, has proposed a draft law with an explanatory memorandum on sexual harassment in order to stamp out this problem. This proposed bill from ECWR to Egypt’s President, Chief Justice Adly Mansour, comes to assist Egypt pass legislation … Continue reading

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ECWR has welcomed the decision of the Ministry of Interior to establish a special unit in police stations to combat the violence against women

This unit will be specialized in research and investigation of all forms of sexual harassment, beating of women and any other form of violence against Egyptian women. This decision came as a result of the demand of our campaign “Safe Streets for everyone”, which was initiated by the ECWR in 2005 to combat sexual harassment in Egypt. On the legal … Continue reading

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Targeting Cultural Change in Repressive Environments

The Campaign against Sexual Harassment in Egypt This paper examines the ECWR’s multi-faceted campaign to combat sexual harassment from 2005 to 2008. A timeline of the organization’s major events during this period is presented in Table 1. In examining the campaign mobilization, its framing of the issue, and its tactical repertoire, theoretical insight comes primarily from the literature on high-risk … Continue reading

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فيلم – قطع إيدك (التحرش الجنسى)

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Egypt’s interior ministry to launch new efforts to battle sexual harassment

CAIRO: In an effort to crackdown on the rising number of attacks against women across Egypt, the ministry of interior has announced it will boost security patrols in the country aimed at confronting sexual harassment. It comes on the heels of numerous mob attacks of women in the country, including at protests, but activists tell Bikyamasr.com that while they hope … Continue reading

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Sexual harassment against women

Ibrahim Issa T.v show focus on the sexual harassment against women in public places

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Very important film … How children may respond to sexual harassment

فى أطار حملة شارع امن للجميع قام المركز المصرى لحقوق المرأة بأعداد فيلم كارتون الاطفال للتوعية بظاهرة التحرش الجنسي ومخاطرها وكيفية مواجهتها  

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Publications of Sexual Harassment campaign

Why Are We Here? One of sexual harassment publications that were distributed at the May 18th, 2007 event in Sakyat El-Saway Culture Wheel. It contains stories about women who experienced harassment, a summary of ECWR’s campaign activities and objectives, background information on the beginning of the sexual harassment campaign, and what have to do if you are harassed. TAKE ACTION … Continue reading

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Leaflet on Political Participation

The leaflet addresses the concept of political participation; the importance of women’s participation in political life; the meaning of an individual-based voting system; what is a campaign platform; how many members are in the People’s Assembly; the difference between the seat for laborers/farmers and the seat for others; the People’s Assembly term limits; the role of the People’s Assembly; the … Continue reading

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Nine training for teachers withing the “Safe streets for everyone” campaign

To Protect our Children from Sexual Harassment nine Training for Teachers Under the Framework of the “Safe Streets for Everyone” Campaign In order to protect our children from sexual harassment and to raise awareness in schools of teachers and parents, ECWR held its Nine training for teachers on November 30- 1 December , 2012 for 23 male and female teachers … Continue reading

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مصر جابت ستات لازم يعيشوا بكرامة .. في بلدنا بالمصري

مصر ولادة بصحيح.. ويا زين ما خلفت من ستات جدعان وبنات بلد يساووا تقلهم دهب وياقوت ومرجان.. قطع الايد اللي تتمد عليهم او تمس شعرة منهم.. وقطع اللسان اللي يطول عليهم بكلمة كدة ولا كدة.. و ما عاش ولا كان اللي ييجي عليهم او على حقهم في عيشة حرة كريمة في البلد ديه تليق بمقامهم.. وقال على راي المثل: صاحب … Continue reading

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A Series of Trainings for Teachers Under the Framework of the “Safe Streets for Everyone” Campaign

To Protect our Children from Sexual Harassment a Series of Trainings for Teachers under the Framework of the “Safe Streets for Everyone” Campaign In order to protect our children from sexual harassment and to raise awareness in schools of teachers and parents, ECWR held its first training for teachers on September 12- 22, 2012 for 39 male and female teachers … Continue reading

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شهيدة التحرش والجناة هاربين ومديرأمن أسيوط :هنعملكم إيه

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Egypt: Sexual Harassment Leads to Death

The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) strongly condemns the horrible accident murder of a young lady who is 20 years old in Assuit via an Automatic rifle. The incident began when “Iman Mostafa Mohamed” was walking in the village’s main street with her friend, then she felt that someone touched part of her body that is considered a sexual … Continue reading

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Egyptian Women’s Status Report 2010

The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights Report on the Status of Egyptian Women in 2010 Postponed Rights in the State’s council and Temporary Rights in the Parliament Edited by Nehad Aboul Komsan Chair of ECWR Prepared by ECWR Research Unit NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nation Introduction The refusal of the … Continue reading

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Law absence … sexual harassment in feasts

Egyptian Security Services made laudable efforts to confront and control public sexual harassment phenomenon in the feast; they are resulted in: Cairo Security Directorate monitored 87 cases of harassment in Bulaq Aboualala, Qaser El Nile and Giza. Within the continuous harassments that face girls during days of feasts, the prosecutor of Bulaq Aboualala received on Saturday (the 3rd day of … Continue reading

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