Egyptian parliament approves harsher punishment for sexual harassment crimes

The Egyptian parliament on Monday approved harsher penalties for sexual harassment and related crimes and upgraded them to felony offences, aiming to curb sex-related assaults in a nation where women have long felt disadvantaged. Sex crimes have been an increasing topic of conversation in recent years in the conservative, Muslim-majority nation, with several high profile… Read More Egyptian parliament approves harsher punishment for sexual harassment crimes