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Put your money where your wolf whistle is! Jordan puts a price on sexual harassment

20 MPs call for criminalising sexual harassment, imposing harsher punishment The increasing number of sexual harassment incidents ... to encourage the government to include “sexual harassment” under the Penal Code crimes list. The petition ...

Editor's Choice - 07/09/2014 - 11:27 - comment 0

New documentary shines light on sexual harassment in Egypt

on the problem of sexual harassment. An upcoming documentary film, “The People’s ... harassment, and how they are fighting the dominant patriarchal views that are still prevelant ... of sexual harassment.” The title of the film, “The People’s Girls,” carries a heavy and significant meaning. ...

Editor's Choice - 14/10/2014 - 10:10 - comment 0

Egypt's Ramadan resolution: tackle sexual harassment

student, has avoided going to central Cairo at national festivities when mass sexual harassment usually ... medical student, has avoided going to central Cairo at national festivities when mass sexual harassment ... reasons for the change of heart. “I think any harasser will think a thousand times before daring ...

Editor's Choice - 26/07/2014 - 12:31 - comment 0

Sexual harassment video in Jordan goes viral

A video showing a large number of men harassing two ... many Jordanians. A video showing a large number of men harassing two girls ... the harassers.  “They were scared and shocked,” Zyoud told The Jordan Times over the phone Thursday, adding ...

Editor's Choice - 19/07/2014 - 07:34 - comment 0

Cairo court hands out longest sentences on record to nine over sexual harassment

criminalized sexual harassment. A Cairo criminal court on Wednesday sentenced nine ... They are the longest sentences since the authorities criminalized sexual harassment . The allegations stem from ... the government issued a law that punishes sexual harassers with at least six months in jail and a minimum fine ...

16/07/2014 - 14:45 - comment 0

A step in the right direction: Egypt criminalizes sexual harassment

that states sexual harassment will be punished by jail time and a fine. Egypt, for the first time, has categorized sexual harassment as a crime . Outgoing President  Adly Mansour ... Nations survey indicated 99.3 percent of Egyptian women claimed they had experienced sexual harassment ...

Editor's Choice - 09/06/2014 - 08:40 - comment 1

Are we being punk'd? Did Athar al Hakim really accuse Ramez Galal of sexually harassing her?

is accusing young prankster Ramez Galal of sexually harassing her! So Ramez Galal ... totes satirical - just how we like em! "Who in their right mind would sexually harass Athar al Hakim, when they didn't even harass Lebanese diva Haifa Wehbe while in her company (speaking about ...

24/06/2014 - 09:48 - comment 0

Egypt's women are fed up! Anti-harassment march held in Tahrir Square to be one of many

Nine suspects are in police custody pending investigations into accusations of sexual harassment during ... reading "harassers must be castrated" and "I am a harasser, I am an animal". ... three years. Frequent assaults and a general police absence have left activists to form anti-harassment ...

Editor's Choice - 12/06/2014 - 08:16 - comment 0

Egypt approves new anti-sexual harassment law

anti-sexual harassment law. Previously, there has not been a specific law proscribing sexual harassment in Egypt. Egypt’s cabinet approved on Wednesday a new anti-sexual harassment law, ... approval. Previously, there had not been a specific law proscribing sexual harassment in Egypt. However, ...

08/05/2014 - 06:14 - comment 0

Time to take a stance: Philippines to blacklist Saudis who harass domestic workers

who have abused or sexually harassed their Filipino housemaids to prevent them from recruiting ... is physical abuse and sexual harassment against their housemaids. He explained some Saudis were blacklisted ... a comprehensive blacklist containing the names of the Saudi employers who have abused or sexually harassed ...

09/07/2014 - 15:05 - comment 0