After Revolution, A New Battle for Libya's Women

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Moammar Gadhafi may be gone, and Libya may be free, but for the nation's women, the battle is just beginning. After being marginalized in the deeply conservative, male-dominated country for the 42 years of the Gadhafi regime, Libya's women are struggling to play a more assertive role in their country. Women already head two ministries in the new government — health and social affairs. Caroline Hawley, correspondent for the BBC, filed this report.

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