Lecture on recent sexual harassment events

Posted on November 15, 2006


The American University in Cairo
Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender
& Women’s Studies

Cordially invites you to the

IGWS Sexual Harassment Forum

Moderated by

Hind El-Hinnawy
Graduate Student in Gender and Women’s Studies

Riham Sheble
Graduate Student in the Department of Arabic Studies

The Wust El Balad Events: An Eyewitness Account
Wael Abbas, Editor in Chief of Al-LiWa’ Al-Misri Online

Socio-economic Interpretations of the Wust el Balad Events

Dr. Galal Amin, Department of Economics, AUC

The State and Sexual Harassment

Dr. Mariz Tadros, Department of Political Science, AUC

Comparing Sexual Harassment Law: France, the US and Egypt
Dr. Amr Shalakany, Department of Law, AUC

The Politics of Protest
Rebecca Chiao, International Relations Officer,
Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights

These short presentations will be followed by an open discussion.

Monday December 4, 2006
6-8 pm
Rare Books Library, AUC

I hope someone discusses the recent protest – because it’s even more outrageous than usual that the police should assault (and arrest) women protesting how they failed to protect them from assault! See you there.

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