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Egypt - Politics
12/19/2012 4:45:00 PM
Citizenship rights group 'Bahia ya Masr' calls for women to protest against constitution and in support of women's rights at Cairo University on Wednesday at 5pm

World - International
12/11/2012 2:40:10 PM
Following the shooting of acting head of the women's affairs department, the United Nations joined escalating criticism of President Hamid Karzai's government regarding women's rights and called for a law to eliminate violence

Opinion -
11/18/2012 3:52:24 PM
An honest and civilised debate about the substance of the new constitution is a basic right we must all insist on

Egypt - Politics
11/8/2012 6:29:22 PM
Open-ended debate over Egypt’s commitment to basic women’s rights and Article 68 prompts positive reaction from feminists, diplomats in and outside the country

Egypt - Politics
10/28/2012 10:00:33 PM
Silenced by tradition, often misunderstood and marginalised, Bedouin women express their concerns and aspirations in post-revolutionary Egypt

Egypt - Politics
10/27/2012 2:34:10 PM
Egypt's National Council for Women calls on Interior Ministry and security forces to locate missing 13-year-old who was allegedly married off; denounces child marriages

Egypt - Politics
10/22/2012 9:56:24 PM
Attendees at a conference organised by the state council for women's issues chanted against 'Muslim Brotherhood rule'

Egypt - Politics
10/8/2012 6:46:50 PM
Human Right Watch warns Egypt's constitution threatens basic human rights of freedom of speech and religion, allows torture, turns back the clock on women's rights

Egypt - Politics
10/5/2012 2:00:28 PM
The founder of a women’s rights group, Inas Mekkawie, says hard-won rights are being compromised by the language of the draft constitution

Egypt - Politics
10/4/2012 2:37:44 PM
Women's organisations and political parties, calling for criminalisation of sexual harassment, to form human chain around presidential palace and submit demands to President Morsi, 6pm Thursday

Egypt - Politics
10/2/2012 9:13:25 PM
A group of women and men protested the articles related to women's rights in the draft constitution

Egypt - Politics
10/1/2012 4:10:13 PM
Prominent constitution expert takes issues with statements by Nour Party's Mohamed Omara in which latter references Quran to justify marriage of prepubescent girls

Egypt - Politics
9/29/2012 8:12:54 PM
Salafist cleric Yasser Borhamy denies accusations of a deal with former military candidate Ahmed Shafiq, argues against constitutional articles forbidding men from beating their wives

Egypt - Politics
9/23/2012 3:51:32 PM
Leftist and liberal parties, groups voice 'deep concern' after draft constitution article promises gender equality 'without contradicting precepts of Islamic Law'

Egypt - Politics
9/10/2012 6:42:09 PM
Protest by coalition National Front for Egyptian Women will take place in Cairo on Monday evening

Egypt -
8/16/2012 11:48:04 PM
Bassem Sabry provides a multi-pronged overview of the political, economic and social challenges facing Egypt's first post-Mubarak president, with an emphasis on the everyday problems facing average Egyptians

World - Region
8/14/2012 12:15:54 PM
Thousands of Tunisians march to protest against feared constitutional changes by Islamists, as activists call on the government to heed more pressing issues such as unemployment and regional development instead

World - Region
8/11/2012 1:36:13 PM
Tunisians are mobilizing against a proposed constitutional clause which they believe would compromise Tunisian women's long-earned rights; the clause stresses women's "complementarity" to man

London 2012 - News
7/26/2012 12:24:47 AM
Women's rights campaigners called on Wednesday for an end to sex discrimination at the Olympics, urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ensure there are equal numbers of sports and medals for men and women

Life & Style - Style
6/23/2012 5:48:41 PM
On the abaya, fashion, education and politics in Saudi Arabia

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