Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Did Egypt's Women Win the Revolution Only to Lose Out? | World | AlterNet

Did Egypt's Women Win the Revolution Only to Lose Out? World AlterNet

In the immediate aftermath of this spring’s revolution, something newand unfamiliar happened in Egypt: women and men participated equallyin political events. But this article also notes: 'Yet today,political, economic and cultural barriers prevent women from beingaccepted as full members of society. Egypt’s dwindling economyprevents women from landing jobs in the public sector - which used tooffer guaranteed employment.'
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