Human dignity. That was one of the slogans during Egypt’s 2011 revolution: bread, freedom, social justice, human dignity. In truth, there should not have been the need to say that after ‘social justice’ – because any society that has achieved a modicum of social justice, truthfully, would have had to address the need to deliver human dignity. But then, when it comes to Egypt’s revolution, it’s one more unresolved challenge after another. No less, it seems, when it comes to addressing the human dignity of Egyptians – including, or even especially, the women among them.
Many do continue to believe that the victim is to blame for ‘provoking’ such harassmentH.A. Hellyer
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