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Survey Slams Egypt on Women's Rights

A survey by the Thomson Reuters Foundation says Egypt ranks the lowest of 20 Arab states in the area of women's rights.  Trafficking in women, harassment, genital mutilation, and generally conservative attitudes prevailing in parts of the country led to the ranking.   Egyptian women are faring far worse than their Arab counter-parts, according to an annual Thompson-Reuters survey.  That survey canvassed more than 300 experts on gender relations in the Arab world. The...

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