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Really if you have been following what has been going on here this isn't unexpected. First the Egyptian Military held the reigns of power. They were also instrumental in removing the previous regime. The current President has to remove those people. Also the Egyptian military has been trying to set policy and keep legislative power. This cannot be allowed if they are to have a civilian government. Most of if not all the positional moves he has made make sense and look to be honestly inclusive.
reply to post by Peruvianmonk
The most important thing for the Egyptian populace is that all citizens are respected their equal rights protected in this new Egypt.
Thousands of Tunisians have protested in the capital, Tunis, against moves by the Islamist-led government which they fear will reduce women's rights. The government has unveiled a draft constitution which refers to women as "complementary to men".
Ennahda member Farida al-Obeidi, who chairs the constitutional assembly's human rights and public freedoms panel, said the wording of the draft constitution was not a backward step for Tunisian women, Reuters reports. Instead, the draft stipulates the "sharing of roles and does not mean that women are worth less than men", she said.
But the chairperson of the Democratic Women's Association, Ahlam Belhadj, condemned the clause. "Major retreats usually begin with one step," she said. "If we stay silent today, we will open the door to everything else and end up surprised by even more serious decisions."
Following are the principal goals of reform grounded on the spirit of genuine Islam ... Treatment of the problem of women in a way which combines the progressive and the protective, in accordance with Islamic teaching, so that this problem – one of the most important social problems – will not be abandoned to the biased pens and deviant notions of those who err in the directions of deficiency and excess ... a campaign against ostentation in dress and loose behaviour; the instruction of women in what is proper, with particular strictness as regards female instructors, pupils, physicians, and students, and all those in similar categories ... a review of the curricula offered to girls and the necessity of making them distinct from the boys' curricula in many stages of education ... segregation of male and female students; private meetings between men and women, unless within the permitted degrees of relationship, to be counted as a crime for which both will be censured ... the encouragement of marriage and procreation, by all possible means; promulgation of legislation to protect and give moral support to the family, and to solve the problems of marriage ... the closure of morally undesirable ballrooms and dance-halls, and the prohibition of dancing and other such pastimes ....