Update: This was debunked. Still looking for a link to confirm.
According to the English version of the Al Arabiya website, Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament wants to pass laws that would reduce women's minimum age of marriage to 14, remove their education and employment rights and allow a husband to have sex with his dead wife within six hours of her death. And you thought ousted President Hosni Mubarak was bad.
According to Egyptian columnist Amro Abdul Samea in al-Ahram, Talawi's message included an appeal to parliament to avoid the controversial legislations that rid women of their rights of getting education and employment, under alleged religious interpretations.
"Talawi tried to underline in her message that marginalizing and undermining the status of women in future development plans would undoubtedly negatively affect the country's human development, simply because women represent half the population," Abdul Samea said in his article.
The controversy about a husband having sex with his dead wife came about after a Moroccan cleric spoke about the issue in May 2011.
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