Several anti-harassment groups call on government to “adopt a comprehensive strategy to combat” sexual assault
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“Suddenly I found my pants down, a hand between my legs. I did not know how he unbuckled my belt without me feeling him…” This is a typical statement beginning Egyptian women’s tales of sexual harassment. They almost always focus on “the belt” the first time they tell their stories as if the belt was …