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Sacked after belly-dancing video goes viral, Egyptian instructor will get new job after uproar

A local of Mansoura metropolis, Aya Youssef was filmed belly-dancing by a colleague with out her permission when she went on a visit for some lecturers on the Nile cruise in Cairo

After the video went viral on social media, Youssef was sacked from her job and was additionally divorced by her husband. Image courtesy: YouTube

An Egyptian instructor’s belly-dancing video throughout a cruise on a Nile river has gone viral on social media, sparking debate about ladies’s rights within the nation.

A local of Mansoura metropolis, Aya Youssef was filmed belly-dancing by a colleague with out her permission when she went on a visit for some lecturers on the Nile cruise in Cairo.

After the video went viral on social media, Youssef was sacked from her job and was additionally divorced by her husband. In the footage, the instructor is seen carrying a shirt with trousers and a scarf whereas dancing to music along with her male educating employees.

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According to a report by Egypt Independent, Youssef mentioned that her life was destroyed due to the video, including that an unscrupulous individual tried to tarnish her popularity by bringing the digital camera near her and displaying her in a unfavorable method. “I misplaced my job, my husband, my residence and my mom obtained sick,” mentioned Youssef, including that her household had been massively impacted by the video.

An Arabic instructor with a number of years of expertise, Youssef was sacked from her place in a major college in Dakahlia Governorate within the Nile Delta.

As per a BBC report, Ms Youssef’s video was criticized by Egyptian conservatives who claimed that she acted in a shameful method. One Twitter person wrote that since she is married, she shouldn’t be dancing with different males whereas one other person mentioned that schooling had reached a low stage in within the nation.

After the first instructor’s ordeal was highlighted, the Head of the Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights, Dr Nihad Abu Qusman helped her to file a criticism in opposition to her wrongful dismissal.

The Education Directorate of Daqahlia additionally intervened within the matter and assisted Youssef get a job as an Arabic language instructor in one of many experimental language faculties in Mansoura.

Youssef said that she was grateful to everybody who supported her throughout such troublesome occasions and the Education Directorate’s determination to help her in coming again to work has helped her restore a few of her dignity.

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