A study conducted by market research company TNS shows that from a sample of 500 women from different social classes, 84% feel less secure financially after the 2011 Revolution.
Women’s rights activists Shahenda Maqlad said “the entire Egyptian society feels this way”.
Head of the Women’s Committee for the Freedom and Justice Party Sabah Al-Saqary said women are part of the society and they are impacted by the economic downturn the country is going through, just like anyone else in society. She said women are not being targeted.
The study focused on the changes that happened in the lives of women in the past two years.
In regards to political representation, the study said that 85% of women feel that there is no political party that represents their views and opinions.
Hend Kortam | Daily news Egypt