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Why Egyptian women are taking to the streets in 1960s-style dresses

A new Egyptian initiative is calling upon women to wear 1960s-style dresses as a way to fight sexual harassment.

Egypt - Al MonitorThe initiative, dubbed “Dresses of the Past When Our Streets Were Safe,” seeks to normalize the sight of women on the streets wearing dresses as it was in the 1960s, when sexual harassment rates were at their lowest.

Hadia Abdel-Fattah, the feminist activist behind the…

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