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The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights calls for reviews on strategy to combat violence against women

Egypt: The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) released  a statement commenting on the cabinet’s national strategy for combating violence against women. EIPR believes that the definition of “sexual violence” in the strategy should be much broader than it currently is, extending to protect men as well as women from the phenomenon, and that it should transcend the vague charge in the Egyptian penal codes, identified as “moral assault”.

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Source: Daily News, Egypt

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