Most of the people who are against "Estargel" claim that this anti-harassment campaign don't have the authority to punish the harasser. They also argue that this is the job of the policemen and that the policemen are the people who have the authority to do this. I strongly agree that when a woman is harassed she should go directly without thinking to the police office and file a complain, but what if the policeman refused to file any complaint. What if the policemen ar...
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...en to stop sexual harassment so far are inefficient. The report states that 99.3% of women in egypt experience sexual harassment(). “Estargel” are forced to use violence because other ways have proved to be inefficient and this may be the only way to stop the harasser.
Egyptians don’t respect the law anymore since the revolution in 2011, so “Estargel” are a group of people who try to enforce the law. They are not setting their own rules according to their personal opinion or preferences. Although, sexual harassment is illegal in Egypt, no measures are taken against the harasser and that’s why “Estargel” campaign appeared. Their only aim is to prevent harassment ; already against the law; and they don’t have any personal advantages. They are trying to apply justice and protect Egyptian women so why be against them while they are trying to help.
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