Even if the state begins to drop the charges against Ms. Khamees, prosecutors still require a three-month rehabilitation plan to “reform her” and “correct her beliefs.” The prosecutor’s statement acknowledged that she was a victim, deprived of the company of her parents, who had died, and was “fooled by her reputation in the virtual environment, especially by those who brought her to the wrong crowd Social media sites.”
Lobna Darwish, a gender and human rights officer at the Egyptian Personal Rights Initiative, an independent human rights organization, praised the decision to drop the charges, but criticized the prosecutor’s disciplinary attitude.
Ms. Khamees’ posts on TikTok used Menna Abdel Aziz handles, which was the standard fare of the media, wearing a lot of sexy costumes for dancing and posing. At least for her generation, this is the new normal.
Davis said: “The difference is that they did not hide. They wore short tops and danced on the street.” “These unprivileged women may have their own sense of self-worth and freedom to drive people crazy. Society is constantly changing , Full of panic.”
In many ways, they are the vanguard of young women.
Nadine Abdel Hamid, a music technology student at an elite university in Egypt, is 22 years old. He left in June a young man who harassed and blackmailed her for many years. . The revelation encouraged other women to speak up and produce distressing testimonies, including dozens of women who said they had been beaten. The case led to a law that protected the identity of the plaintiff in sexual assault cases.
Nour Imam, 28, works in Doula, a woman who assists in childbirth, and is a growing Instagram phenomenon. Her task is to regulate the discussion of women’s bodies. One of her latest posts was an illustration of a woman holding up a mirror over her vagina, dispelling hundreds of followers. Her answer in another post: “Goodbye.”