Press Release about Launching the Study: “Sexual Violence in Egypt: A Study on the Means of Support, Protection and Reporting Mechanisms”
This study aimed to highlight the severity of the phenomenon of sexual violence in Egypt in terms of its prevalence, the characteristics of women and girls who are subjected to sexual violence, and its physical, psychological, and sexual effects on victims and survivors. The study also sought to shed light on the nature of the initiatives and services provided by the Egyptian government to help victims of sexual violence and to determine the extent of the study participants’ knowledge of these initiatives and services, and their point of view about them.
The study was conducted in poor areas within Greater Cairo in the governorates of Cairo (Helwan), Giza (6 October), and Qalyubia (Shubra El-Kheima). The number of participants in the survey sample was set at 1,000 participants (750 females and 250 males) between 18 and 60 years old.
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