An image from the Facebook page of Monsters Academy, a Muay Thai gym in Abu Zaabal, Egypt. Photo: Facebook / Monsters Academy
An image from the Facebook page of Monsters Academy, a Muay Thai gym in Abu Zaabal, Egypt. Photo: Facebook / Monsters Academy

Muay Thai helps women fight sexual harassment in Egypt, one of the world’s least gender equal countries

  • Mostly women and girls learn Muay Thai at the Monsters Academy in Egypt, whose coach was sexually harassed herself five years ago
  • Debate over sexual harassment is growing in the socially conservative nation, where women regularly face offensive comments and groping on public transport

An image from the Facebook page of Monsters Academy, a Muay Thai gym in Abu Zaabal, Egypt. Photo: Facebook / Monsters Academy
An image from the Facebook page of Monsters Academy, a Muay Thai gym in Abu Zaabal, Egypt. Photo: Facebook / Monsters Academy
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