Types of Violence - Egypt

"Circles of hell": Domestic, Public and State Violence against Women in Egypt

15.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This report highlights the different types of violence Egyptian women face, in the private and public spheres, in prisons and detentions centres. It brings into attention the obligations of Egypt under international law, and urgent measures of the government to effectively investigate and stop violence against women. It also sheds the light on the need to end discrimination against women in law and practice, ensuring that women are able to take part in public life.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Amnesty International
  • Publishing house : Amnesty International
  • Publication date : 2015
  • Number of pages : 87
  • Language : English


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