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Egypt Court Bans Teacher For Harassing 120 Pupils

 

An Egyptian court docket has upheld a educating ban in opposition to an elementary faculty instructor accused of sexually harassing 120 feminine pupils, the schooling ministry stated Monday. 

The incidents date to 2013, when complaints have been lodged in opposition to the maths instructor at a college in Alexandria, stated the ministry’s undersecretary Youssef al-Deeb.

“The teacher was fired from the school back then,” Deeb advised AFP.

The Supreme Administrative Court on Sunday rejected the instructor’s enchantment in opposition to a decrease court docket’s resolution completely banning him from educating, he added.

Elementary faculties in Egypt train kids between the ages of six and 12.

Sexual harassment is extremely prevalent in Egypt.

United Nations surveys have discovered that almost all Egyptian girls have been topic to harassment, starting from catcalling to pinching and groping.

Egyptian authorities have criminalised sexual harassment since 2014 however many ladies complain that the issue stays rampant.

On Sunday, Education Minister Tarek Shawky advised a personal TV channel that his ministry “is doing a lot to confront sexual harassment but (the efforts) are not made public for privacy concerns.”

AFP

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