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Last updated: 11 August, 2013

Libya: Seize chance to protect women’s rights (VIDEO)

“One of the things that surprised us was not only that you had a large number of women who stood for election, but how actively they were trying to campaign, being out on the streets educating voters,” says Liesl Gerntholtz at Human Rights Watch. In the clip above, she also calls for efforts to ensure that we empower those women who did stand for election, and thus fully integrate them in the runnings of the new Libya.