The week that we released the Denise’s Self Defense book, this report was also released. 

It’s incredible to think that the same time that Denise shared the story of too many of her friends, this was also brought to light for the global community. It just reminds me that we are all connected to each other. Our stories aren’t as different as we might think. 

Human Rights Watch reports a sharp rise in sexual assaults here since anti-Morsi protesters took to the streets in record numbers last week. Activists report more than 100 sexual assaults in or near Tahrir Square during the past week alone, many of them gang rapes.