Women's Rights In The Age Of The Arab Spring

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Guests

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, foreign correspondent, NPR
Liesl Gerntholtz, director, Women's Rights Division, Human Rights Watch

Popular movements during the Arab Spring paved the way for democratic elections in Egypt and Tunisia. In Egypt, Islamists are assuming powerful roles. Many women's rights activists fear that a shift toward democratically-elected Islamist rulers will limit personal and political freedom for women.

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