In this pre-resignation interview, El Saadawi says she hopes for a secular constitution, an end to Sharia law and abolishing absolute power of the husband, among other changes in Egypt. Her dreams may now have real potential to become reality.
Throughout protests over the last three weeks, men and women have stood together in the streets, resisting authoritarian rule. Says El Saadawi, “This revolution united the people.”
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