99.3% of Egyptian women experienced sexual harassment: report - Daily News Egypt

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99.3% of Egyptian women experienced sexual harassment: report

The study indicates that 96.5% of women in their survey said that sexual harassment came in the form of touching, which was the most common manifestation of sexual harassment



The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women published a report showing the most recent statistics of sexual harassment in Egypt. The study shows that 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

The study indicates that 96.5% of women in their survey said that sexual harassment came in the form of touching, which was the most common manifestation of sexual harassment. Verbal sexual harassment had the second-highest rate experienced by women with 95.5% of women reporting cases.

The study also breaks down sexual harassment by governorate and time of day, and the occupations of sexual harassers. Sexual harassment has been a serious social problem in Egypt and increasing numbers of cases of sexual harassment and assault continue to be reported.

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