Amendments to the constitution ensure better representation of women in elected bodies and full equality between men and women in all fields, says rights body.
Egypt's Salafist Nour Party met on Wednesday with Azhar's Grand Sheikh to discuss the importance of 'consensus' within the constitutional committee.
The committee spokesperson said that Egypt's new constitution must allow followers of religions other than Islam, Christianity and Judaism to worship freely.
Salafi constitutional representative leaves session in protest.
Head of Salafist Nour party says no decision to withdraw from constitution committee yet.
The Nour Party representative in the Constitutional Committee of 50 withdrew from the committee’s meeting on Monday.
A special report on the status of Egypt’s political parties in transition.
Egypt unlikely to alter Article Two of constitution which states Islamic law is principal source of legislation.
The National Council for Women have started a campaign entitled “Write your Constitution” to survey Egyptians around the country.
State of emergency was originally slated in mid-August for one month; night-to-dawn curfew remains in place.