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Egypt imposes harsh new penalties on verbal sexual harassment
Egypt

Egypt imposes harsh new penalties on verbal sexual harassment

The amendment of the Penal Code, which Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified a few months ago, came to increase…
Egyptian MP to propose a bill to jail husband for beating wife
Egypt

Egyptian MP to propose a bill to jail husband for beating wife

Member of the Egyptian House of Representatives, Amal Salama, announced, on Monday, that she is preparing for new amendments to…
Egypt’s parliament proposes toughening penalty for ‘electronic blackmailing’
Egypt

Egypt’s parliament proposes toughening penalty for ‘electronic blackmailing’

A member of the House of Representatives from Gharbiya Governorate Amal Abdel-Hamid announced that she has submitted a proposal to…
Parliament approves bill on revealing state secrets
Egypt

Parliament approves bill on revealing state secrets

The Egyptian House of Representatives approved a draft law submitted by the cabinet to amend Article 80 (A) of the…
Egyptian MP suggests tighter penalty for wife beating in penal code
Egypt

Egyptian MP suggests tighter penalty for wife beating in penal code

MP Amal Salama, a member of the Media Committee in the House of Representatives, plans during the next session, to…
Draft law suggests harshening penalty for domestic abuse to up to 5 years in prison
Egypt

Draft law suggests harshening penalty for domestic abuse to up to 5 years in prison

MP Amal Salama, a member of the Media and Culture Committee in Egypt’s House of Representatives has completed preparing new…
Egypt passes bill criminalizing bullying, with minimum sentence of 6 months in prison
Egypt

Egypt passes bill criminalizing bullying, with minimum sentence of 6 months in prison

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Wednesday approved a draft law amending some provisions of the country’s penal code, including…
Egypt’s National Council for Women to propose toughening anti-FGM law
Egypt

Egypt’s National Council for Women to propose toughening anti-FGM law

Egypt’s National Council for Women said on Monday that it is in the process of studying the article related to…
Penalties for infringing on government property to increase
Egypt

Penalties for infringing on government property to increase

The Egyptian parliament approved in its plenary session on Monday an amendment to the penal code including a draft law…
Child rapist handed seven-year prison sentence
Egypt

Child rapist handed seven-year prison sentence

Banha Criminal Court sentenced a defendant on Tuesday to seven years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a seven-year-old child at…
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