Living in Egypt, we know that there is not the simplest errand you could run or place you could go without getting harassed in the process. To avoid a scene,, and sometimes out of worry, we simply look away and keep walking. We should look away anymore! Here are 6 clever things you can do.
Contact Harass Map
Contacting Harass map has several benefits. First, you could be saving other women from harassment. Also, you will be helping Harass map in trying to combat sexual harassment in Egypt. Harassmap offer awareness regarding sexual harassment as well.
Sometimes there’s this one guy that will annoy you on your way to work every day. If you know their usual location, you could inform someone and take them with you. Catching him in action will definitely teach him a lesson. There is a punishment for sexual harassers in the Egyptian law, make use of that!
“Living in Egypt, we know that there is not the simplest errand you could run or place you could go without getting harassed in the process.”
Smart Comebacks from Real Women
“Enta keda ragel?” – Aya Abd El Fattah
This is the kind of statement that will make him stop and think. At least long enough for him let you finish your journey in peace.
“Law metrabbi makontesh 3amalt keda” Yasmine Osman
Show him how low he is without letting him drag you down with him. There’s not much he could say after that.
“Law kan fi regala makontesh 3akest” – Asmaa Hesham
Stir up the people standing around. Saying this will get a reaction out of them and will definitely shut him up. Make sure there are guys around though!
“Hasawarak wakhaleek Mash-hoor” – Jasmine Aladdin
This kind of response will either confuse him out or embarrass him, both are good.