Heba Lashin, 25, told ABC News that in the past she has stayed home during protests. "The risk is too high and the returns are too low," said Lashin. "I could get groped, and no one is listening to them anyway. But now, we aren't even thinking about this. We are all only thinking about one thing. This has become our focus."
Ahmed Meyazi, 28, says he thinks the young men in the streets are not harassing women because of the crowd's excitement and focus on political change.
"There wasn't one woman that I walked with that was harassed," said Meyazi, who has been taking part in protests daily. "I'm walking on the streets I grew up in as if I've never walked through them before. All of a sudden the world is positive."
ABC News' Deena Sami contributed to this report.