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· December, 2017

Stories about Egypt from December, 2017

15 December 2017

In Egypt, Both Sexual Harassment and Child Marriages Continue to Plague the Country

"Sexual harassment is a major problem in Egypt. Studies show that large majorities of women have been subjected to it [...] And the problem is deeply rooted."

13 December 2017

A ‘Detainee of All Eras': The Prominent Case of Egyptian Activist Alaa Abdelfattah

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"His trial is an attempt to silence criticism of a judiciary that has itself become a source of human rights violations."

11 December 2017

Audrey Azoulay, the Second Woman at the Head of the UNESCO

She won the title after five voting rounds, with 30 votes in her favor against 28 votes for her opponent Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kawari, from Qatar