Since then, a group of volunteers regularly talk to people working on the streets, such as those who guard cars or buildings, to create bystanders who will no longer stand aside and let abuse happen.
"It's something that keeps me inside for whole days because sometimes I feel like I'm not strong enough to deal with this stuff and know anything could happen." Perpetrators go unpunished Harassment has long been a problem in Egypt but peaked during and after the Arab uprising in 2011, with women being attacked during protests at Tahrir Square.
Earlier this year, during the inauguration celebrations of the newly-elected President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, //com/news/world-middle-east-27800149:a" young student was stripped and attacked by a group of men in the square before police were able to intervene.
Men turn their heads and stare at her, taking off their sunglasses to get a better look. These scenes are part of a short video called "Creepers on an Egyptian Bridge," which went viral after it was posted on Vimeo by documentary filmmakers Tinne Van Loon and Colette Ghunim.
They secretly filmed a woman crossing one of Cairo’s busiest bridges as a teaser for their upcoming documentary about Egyptian women facing sexual harassment on the streets of Cairo.
The latest followed a woman walking through New York over the course of 10 hours, in which she received more than 100 catcalls from men.