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Women stand-up to wave of injustice and violence in Egypt

Headline Title:  Egypt: Women stand up to abuses 15 March 2013 When she met her husband, Amina Agami never thought her home would become the place of nightmares – nor that one day she would have to gather the courage to leave him.But more than a decade ago and, after years of domestic abuse, the now 42-year-old Egyptian arts graduate Amina took her two young children and, simply, left.Soon after leaving her abusive husband, Amina joined local organizations that worked to stop violence against women and protected the rights of sex workers and people living with HIV/AIDS.“The most important…

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