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Woman beaten during Cairo rally (archives) Photo: Reuters
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Post-Arab Spring gender equality still elusive

Female rights activists say Arab women still denied freedoms, protection as regimes threaten to impose Sharia law

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Published: 12.06.12, 19:20 / Israel News

VIDEO - Two years after the first mass protests shook the Arab world and eventually led to the ousting of deep-seated autocratic regimes in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Yemen, female rights activists have said that women still do not enjoy adequate freedoms or protection.

 

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Meanwhile, the shadow of Sharia law is now creeping across the region with Islamist regimes threatening to further restrict the limited rights enjoyed by women in Arab Spring countries. 

  

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