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On the second day of Eid: violation veiled on the Corniche and the police do not intervene

Said the initiative «Shaft harassment, in its second report issued on Sunday, she spotted cases Veiled harassment on the Nile Korniche, and police efforts to eradicate this phenomenon were individual and do not fall within the framework of a clear plan of the Ministry of Interior to confront the phenomenon.

The report said that the Interior Ministry did not succeed in rehabilitating its forces on securing citizens in the spread of the phenomenon of harassment, although there are some serious attempts by some members of the Security towards harassers, but most «acts of individual», stressing adherence to all peaceful means in the face of the phenomenon, without attacking predators.

The report's second initiative against harassment that Volunteers initiative split into two rounds morning and evening, to monitor the phenomenon in the downtown area street Talaat Harb Square and Abdel Moneim Riad, and Nile Corniche of Maspero to bridge Kasr El-Nil, and 26th of July Street, where he witnessed the home Bridge Kasr El-Nil by a group large exposure of young girls and they take off the veil of one and touching other parts of the body.

He added: «Nile Corniche witnessed several incidents of harassment collective, near the police did not intervene at all to prevent or arrest the attackers.

The report said that the evening round allocated Volunteers campaign to educate citizens in Talaat Harb Street to prevent the phenomenon of harassment, where campaign volunteers spread among the people in the street and drew their uniforms considered citizens and motivate them to respond to the campaign and talk to.

Nada said Abdullah, a member of the campaign, children in particular, showed interest in the objectives of the campaign, and some of them show up the rest of the feast days in the events that are organized.

The report pointed out that violence and harassment crimes against women and girls in Egypt in a marked increase, and most of the groups that provide such practices boys between the ages of less than 10 years and even less than 20.


Sharontina's picture


Dear lobna,

It is so sad to hear even during Eid, such attacks and violence keep eating the peace and hearts of women. I appreciate the initiative of the volunteers, but condemn the ignorance and attitude of acting blind on such serious issues.

Thanks for sharing.


Merlin Sharontina

lobna sedky's picture

Thanks Sharontina

Dear Sharontina,

Thank you for your sympathy with us, and I hope the situation is improving.


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