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Can Egypt face up to its sexual assault problem?

Egypt may finally face its sexual assault problem (via GlobalPost) At first, the blurry video of a celebration in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, captured by an onlooker’s cellphone, is difficult to make out.…
Iraqi Women’s Rights Under Threat

Iraqi Women’s Rights Under Threat

(By Erin Evers) Few disagree that the Iraqi government’s increasingly Shia character has alienated its Sunni population—but what has mounting sectarian division meant for the rights of women and girls? Last October,…