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Dude looks like a lady

Recently, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women published a report stating that 99.3% of women in Egypt had experienced harassment. This included all forms of sexual harassment: verbal, physical, and via electronic devices and telephones. Women commented that the remaining 0.7% probably never ventured outside their homes. If you …

Thoraia Abou Bakr

The minister of ‘sexual harassment’

The Egyptian Minister of Information has done it yet again. In a press conference last Thursday, Salah Metwally Abdel Maqsoud repeated the innuendo that got him in trouble only a week before.  Receiving questions on the journalistic content of state TV from a female journalist, who accused him of offering the same content as the …

Sara Abou Bakr

The coverage of violence against women

Egyptian women experience various forms of discrimination in public and private life. One of the biggest results of discrimination is violence. Although the media condemns violence and raises awareness about its enormity in some outlets, it has been accused of accidently perpetuating violence as well. Daily News Egypt investigates how violence against Egyptian women is covered in both printed and televised media.

Sarah El Masry