Egypt Women March, Protest Brutality Against Tahrir Woman

How many women, in different ways, cultures and countries need to be seen and heard, respected and healed? The Violence must STOP.

Egypt Women Protest in Cairo

“Thousands joined a rare protest by women on Tuesday in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The “Million Women” march protesting police brutality and violent assaults on female protesters by the country’s security forces underscored public outrage following an incident this weekend that has garnered international attention. Footage showing security forces beating and kicking a female protester, stomping on her body and then dragging her through the street sparked outcry. In the video below, Egyptian police drag the woman by her abaya, exposing her midriff and bra, a sexually-tinged assault in the conservative country. According to some reports, an older couple who went to her aid were subsequently also beaten.”

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