Sexual violence and state violence against women in Egypt, 2011-2014
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Original versionBergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 7) 4 p.
Egyptian women were crucial to the movement that overthrew Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 revolution. However, both in the revolutionary and post-revolutionary period women have also become targets of sexual violence, including by the state. This CMI Insight will analyze how we can understand sexual assaults of women in the context of political unrest in Egypt.