Egyptian women have had a breakthrough fighting sexual violence – and the authorities are listening. After more than 100 women accused a man of assault and harassment, the consequences he faced surprised some observers.
But the activists leading the charge online have also faced death threats as they try to expand their movement. Many say this reckoning over sexual assault is long overdue, but how far does it still have to go?
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