After the uprisings in Egypt started in 2011, a lot of attention was drawn to violence against women, due to the occurrence of various assaults on women, including sexual harassment during the protests.This reportfocuses on violence against women in Egypt and its effects on women´s health. It highlights the national-level and grassroots efforts to fight against gender-based violence in the country. It also explains the role of health care systems in supporting women who have experienced domestic violence. Finally, the report describes the efforts Egypt needs to combat all forms of violence against women in public and private spheres.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.