This is a good move
Egyptian Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim has ordered a new department
formed to combat crimes of violence against women in collaboration with
the ministry's department of human rights, a security source told
Al-Ahram Arabic news website.
The source said the new department will receive complaints of assaults
or violence against women and take the needed legal action, especially
in cases of mass assault.
Forces of the new department should be present in crowded places,
public transportation, festivals, sporting matches and other places
where women are especially exposed to assault...
Earlier last week, a ministerial committee tasked with examining the
issue of sexual harassment in Egypt announced a plan to combat the
problem, including heavy security presence in public squares and crowded
Labels: Egypt, Women's Rights