Thursday, December 8, 2011

Islamists add obstacles to gender equality, but no reason to panic: Women activists

At a time when elections are expected to bring about an Islamic-dominated parliament, feminists remain optimistic about the future of the fight for women's rights

“Tomorrow will not be worse, it will only require more work from us, as the encounters with the more conservative current will be played out on the surface,” added Adly.

“The people have put them [the Freedom and Justice Party] up on stage and they are waiting and watching to see what they will get at. If their support base did not find them upholding the values and promises they made, they will not grant them that role again,” Lotfy eloquently expressed.
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