Sexual harassment made a crime in Egypt

June 5, 2014 6:16 PM

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Sexual harassment made a crime in Egypt

Outgoing president issues decree criminalising sexual harassment, making it punishable by up to five years in jail.

Egypt has criminalised sexual harassment and introduced penalties including prison terms and fines, as the country attempts to control a rise in attacks on women.

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