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To females traveling to Egypt … or to the US

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, North America, Egypt, U.S.A., Ethnicity & Race, Human Rights, Travel, Women & Gender

Lebanese Dr As'ad Abu Khalil of The Angry Arab News Service tells [1]¬†females traveling to Egypt: “to be wary, to cover up, and¬†to mentally prepare themselves to accept a culture that is more tolerant of sexual harassment than their own. [2]” And to those traveling to the US, he says: “to be wary because crimes against women in the US are worse than crimes against women in Egypt, and the culture in the US seems more tolerant of crimes against women than in Egypt.”