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Democracy in Development » Ongoing Struggles for Women’s Rights in Libya and Egypt

A woman shouts slogans against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Brotherhood during a march against sexual harassment and violence against women in Cairo on February 6, 2013 (Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters). A woman shouts slogans against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood during a march against sexual harassment and violence against women in Cairo on February 6, 2013 (Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters). by 

Isobel Coleman
March 8, 2013


This week at the Council on Foreign Relations, I hosted two women’s rights leaders visiting New York from Libya and Egypt for the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The two leaders, Zahra Langhi and Fatemah Kafaghy, are participating in the CSW as part of a delegation from Karama, a nonprofit that aims to empower Arab women leaders...........

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