Egypt's defiant women fear being cast aside
bbc / Jon Leyne

Egypt's women were on the front line of protests in Tahrir Square that led to the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, but they are becoming increasingly concerned that they are being sidelined as a new Egypt takes shape.

There are fewer women in the cabinet than under Mr Mubarak.

It is not clear whether there will be a women's quota in the new parliament as there was in the old. Women say the country's military rulers are overlooking them as they plan the new order.

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