Constituent Assembly’s female representation shows poor quantity, good quality: women’s rights activists

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Constituent Assembly’s female representation shows poor quantity, good quality: women’s rights activists

While the Constituent Assembly may be lacking in quantity of female representation, the chosen members are of good quality, women’s rights activists and female politicians have said.

The assembly has five female members: Azza El Ashmawy, representative for the National Council of Motherhood and Childhood; Mervat El Telawi, head of the National Council for Women; Mona Zo El Fakar, representative for the National Council for Human Rights; Abla Mohey El Deen, representative for Industrial Chambers committee and Hoda El Sadda, professor of English Literature and feminist writer and activist.

 

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