Middle East

Egypt grapples with women's freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges

FILE: A woman checks on her phone an Instagram account for reporting allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Ahmed Bassam Zaki, a 22-year-old student, in Cairo. Social media has become a new and dangerous battleground for women's rights in Egypt after young TikTok influencers were jailed while a resurgent #MeToo movement decried male sexual violence. (AFP / Khaled DESOUKI)

 

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