Egypt: Zeinab Radwan, Female Parliamentarian declares 'a woman's testimony is equal to that of a man'

News article, posted 03.24.2010, from Egypt, in:
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Women Living Under Muslim Laws

 

einab Radwan, Deputy Speaker of the People’s assembly in the Egyptian Parliament and member of the National Democratic Party, created a storm announcing “the testimony of a woman is legally equal in weight with a man’s testimony.”"Zeinab Radwan, Deputy Speaker of the People’s assembly in the Egyptian Parliament and member of the powerful National Democratic Party political bureau, suddenly created a storm in Islamic circles this week. She announced during a conference on “Citizenship” that “the testimony of a woman is legally equal in weight with a man’s testimony.”  [See URL for full text.]