Sexual harassment, particularly on the streets, is a deeply rooted problem when there are economic, social, and even religious disparities between the sexes. This creates a culture of machismo and disrespect for women, and sexual harassment is a by-product of this culture. Egypt has reported an alarmingly high number of such incidences committed on women, however they were dressed.
Faith from Muslimah Media Watch discusses the news reporting style used in the issue.
While on Comment is free today, Khaled Diab writes about how the country tackles the probem.