HarassMap: Mapping sexual assaults as they happen in Egypt

The Current

Even covering up doesn't protect women from being harassed or assaulted on the frenzied streets of Egypt's troubled cities these days. And since the police and even bystanders have passively watched far too many Egyptian women targeted and groped and worse, a new group of empowered women is fighting back with "HarrassMap". They message the location of an assault which is then marked on a map on a website for all to see. Today, the creator of HarrassMap on the idea and the result.

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