Today the girls, who meet weekly at their local community development association, are role-playing with their club leader what to say if their parents encourage them to drop out of school.
While school is compulsory up to the age of 14, almost a fifth of children drop out before completing basic education. Street harassment is a major factor.
So anxious are parents to avoid the shame of having a daughter who was harassed, that sometimes just being seen with a boy is enough to prompt them to keep her at home.
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How Girls are Tackling Harassment in Cairo