The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights (ECWR) received the final results from phase one of the parliamentary election of 2005, in which only two women nominated in the first phase won from 28 election districts.
Divergent as competitors at the upcoming parliamentary elections may be, Reem Leila finds out, female under-representation is one thing they have in common.
Quite apart from international efforts to "rescue" women in the Middle East, female activists in Arab countries have been toiling for decades for reforms that achieve concrete gains for women.
"Nous sommes outrés du traitement infligé à des journalistes agressées le 25 mai dernier, a déclaré Reporters sans frontières.
Deeply entrenched cultural and traditional norms continue to hamper efforts to end the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in parts of Egypt.
Des Egyptiennes ont lancé deux initiatives, l'une appelant les citoyens à s'habiller de noir et l'autre à porter un ruban blanc pour protester contre les agressions menées contre plusieurs femmes par des partisans du régime lors du referendum du 25 mai.
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