Middle East: The Future of Women

As protests have swept across the Arab world in recent months, women have been on the front lines of change. Yet even as women have participated and exulted in the fall of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia and Egypt, there is anxiety among more secular segments of society that greater democracy in these countries could actually erode women’s rights.

The World Today Updated 13 October 2020 Published 1 August 2011 4 minute READ

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