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Nearly 30,000 persons rallied on Monday evening in Tunis to claim the protection and advancement of women's gains and enshrine effective gender equality into the new constitution. It started about two hours after fast-breaking from the January 14 Square in Tunis and headed to Mohamed V Avenue where demonstrators gathered in front of the Human Rights Square, shouting slogans calling for total equality between men and women.
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Following the Libyan revolution, in which women played a crucial part, and the participation of large numbers of female citizens in the July 2012 elections, Libyan women are now looking forward to a partnership and full equality with their male counterparts.
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