After raping his granddaughter while her mother slept, the mother then drowned the child in a bucket to avoid bring shame to the family.
An Egyptian man raped his two-year old granddaughter while his 23-year old daughter slept, according to Arab media reports. The mother then drowned her daughter a bucket to avoid shame being brought to the family through the child.
Both have been arrested and charged with rape and murder respectively.
Egypt ranks as the worst country in the region for violence against women and girls, according to the Thomas Reuters Foundation. Sexual harassment is an epidemic with 99.3% of women reporting sexual harassment. Some 92% of Egyptian women are believed to have been forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM).
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