“Not now!” – was the unisonous answer of the Tahrir Square protesters to their female fellow-campaigners when they started to call for equality:
“They called for harsher punishments against sexual harassment; they called for fairer representation in Parliament, and for a woman to stand for Egypt’s presidency. In short, they called for acknowledgment of women’s rights.”
Sexual harassment during the 18 days of Egyptian protest in Tahrir Square seemingly came to an end . But as soon as Hosni Mubarak resigned, harassment started again.
Read more: The Other Side of Tahrir Square by Glen Johnson (New York Times)