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Her helmet and mask hide her hijab — the only hint she is a woman, as she otherwise dresses like a man while working — making it far less likely that she will encounter the verbal abuse or physical and sexual assaults that women have come to expect on Cairo’s streets.
96.5% of these women experienced physical sexual harassment whereas 95.5% said they experienced verbal abuse.
The majority of Egyptians blame women for inciting sexual harassment by claiming that their tight clothing means: "asking for it".
It was a few months after the start of the Arab Spring in Egypt, and women went to Tahrir Square to hand out flowers in support of women’s rights. Helal pursued the story during a World Press Photo multimedia workshop for photographers from the Arab Spring countries.
“A group of men came and told them they should not be there and should be home taking care of their families,” Ms. “After that they attacked the women and harassed them.” She took some dramatic photos and took them back to the newspaper she worked for at the time. She completed her project under the mentorship of Peter van Agtmael during a documentary photography class put on by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture in partnership with the Magnum Foundation and the Prince Claus Fund in Lebanon from August 2014 through February 2015.