Rabat - Every time a Moroccan man speaks to me in the streets, I am afraid. I am afraid that he will try to grope me, as I have been groped in the past. My breasts, my stomach, and my legs: they have been treated by some Moroccan men as public property.

Ilona Gerbakher is a student, traveler and writer currently living in Rabat and studying French, Arabic and Darija.