There is deep concern among women’s rights advocates over the victory of Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi in Egypt’s Presidential elections.
“They definitely have an agenda to impose Islamic Shariah,” said Ahmed Saied, head of the secular Free Egyptians Party, referring to Islam’s legal code. “We are dealing with people who are full of question marks and I really don’t know where they want to take the country. I’m not comfortable with this.”
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense