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People & Culture

Mapping sexual harassment in Egypt

More than 95 per cent of women in Egypt have experienced sexual harassment at least once, but many citizens there turn a blind eye when it happens. The HarassMap project is aiming to change that attitude at home and abroad, empowering women and changing the attitudes of men in the process. 

  • Feb 22, 2017
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How Egypt’s HarassMap project is working to change attitudes about sexual harassment at home and abroad. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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