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Egypt Ranks as Worst Arab Country for Women’s Rights

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by, Mahitab Assran | Daily News Egypt

Egypt has been ranked the worst country in the Arab League states for women’s rights, according to a recent poll conducted by Thomson Reuters conduct a poll on women’s rights, with Comoros rated as the best.

The study was based on a 36 question survey, nine of which asked about the respondents’ name, age, sex, profession, employer and country of employment.

The poll tackled the 22 countries based on six different categories. First, “Women in politics” calculates women’s civil representation and presence in high public positions. “Women in society” measures tradition and cultural expectations of women and their limitations when participating in society. “Women in the economy” also evaluates their participation in the workforce and if they earn as much as a man.  “Women in the family” assesses women’s right to refuse or accept marriage, at what age and their rights when separated. “Reproductive…

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March 18, 2014 at 8:42 am

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