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Cultural Diplomacy and Human Rights

“Sexual Harassment in Egypt: A Neglected Crime”.

maxresdefaultBy Aleksandar Brisevac, The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy.

Between May 27th and June 1st 2013, the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin held a Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy and Human Rights “Towards a Global Human Rights Culture: The Need for a Collective Alliance in the Protection & Promotion of Human Rights”.

The conference provided the platform for activists, experts, academics and world leaders involved in the field of Human Rights to come together, create alliances, and better coordinate their activities, thus promoting better implementation and enforcement of Human Rights in a more effective nature.

One of the speakers at the Symposium was Ms. Neama Ebaid, MA Student of Public Policy and Administration at the American University in Cairo (AUC). Ms. Ebaid gave a Lecture on the topic of “Sexual Harassment in Egypt: A Neglected Crime”.

More than 80% Egyptian women are harassed every day, 62% of Egyptian men admitted that they harassed women, and 98% of foreigners got harassed in Egypt”.

For more about Ms. Neama Ebaid Lecture, please take your time to watch the video recording.

 
Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies Publication
Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
http://www.ccds-berlin.de
http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org

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