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Egypt ranks last in Arab world’s women’s rights

Poll finds sexual harassment widespread in Arab Spring countries

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/live_from_the_arab_spring/article/egypt_ranks_last_in_arab_worlds_womens_rights

Just about every woman in Egypt has experienced some form of sexual harassment. The country also has high rates of violence and genital mutilation, according to a new study on women in the Arab world by the Thomson-Reuters Foundation. All of that makes Egypt the worst place for women among the 22 member-nations of the Arab League.

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