Women’s Rights Under Egypt’s Constitutional Disarray

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January 13, 2014

Women’s Rights Under Egypt’s Constitutional Disarray

Egypt’s post-revolution constitution does not explicitly prohibit discrimination based on gender or religion. It only recognizes women’s domestic role within a family “founded on religion, morality, and patriotism.” Clerics will have the final word over the new laws.

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2013