Video Of Blonde Woman Walking Through Cairo University Shows Shocking Harrasment

This Is What It Is Like To Be A Woman In Cairo

Shocking footage has revealed what happens when a blonde woman in a pink top attempts to take a stroll through Cairo University.

Students at the university can be seen swarming around the woman within minutes, ultimately attempting to to rip the clothes off the blonde, according to reports.

The men, some of whom were reportedly law students, surrounded the woman like a moth to flame – wolf-whistling and jeering as she hurried to get away from them.

University guards can be seen in the clip escorting the woman off the premises after she hid in a toilet to escape the group.

Fathi Farid, founding member of the anti-sexual harassment group, I Saw Harassment, said male students had verbally attacked the woman and attempted to undress her, AFP reported.

The treatment of the unnamed woman, who was wearing a long-sleeved pink top and fitted black jeans, has sparked international outrage and the video has rapidly gone viral.

The Dean of the Cairo University Law School, Gaber Nasser, has since sparked anger after he appeared to blame the girl by saying her outfit was "a bit unconventional".

"This girl entered the university wearing an abaya [a loose cloak] and then took it off in the faculty, and appeared with those clothes, that caused, in reality - but this doesn't justify at all [the incident]," he told Egyptian channel ONTV.

Activists took to Twitter to voice their outrage:

Egypt does not list sexual assault as an offence and a report carried out by the UN last year found that 99.3% of women and girls in the country had been sexually harassed.


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