In Egypt, Islamists now look set to wield major influence over the shape of a new constitution, worrying women’s rights advocates

As in the first two phases of the parliamentary elections, Islamist forces have achieved a sweeping victory, winning 62.2 percent of the vote in the final phase, maintaining their lead in the overall contest. Islamists now look set to wield major influence over the shape of a new constitution, which is to be drafted by a 100-strong body that the new legislature will pick.

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