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London, we need to talk about sexual harassment

Ibrahim, Monica ORCID: 0000-0002-3886-7270 (2015) London, we need to talk about sexual harassment. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (05 Nov 2015). Website.

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Monica Ibrahim, originally from Egypt, questions her previous assumptions that living in ‘the west’ would mean enjoying a hassle-free environment of gender equality. Having worked in the field of countering sexual harassment and assault in Egypt, I thought I had heard every story, every gruesome detail of harassment incidents in the streets, at work or even at home. Such stories became mundane in a country where more than 99% of women have admitted to be subject to sexual harassment according to a recent UN study.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 11:24
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:07

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