Egypt protests: Far More Men in the Streets Than Women

See Egypt protests: Cairo streets engulfed by tear gas – Telegraph.

The American media have suggested for years that Egypt and other countries in north Africa are oppressive — but only to their female denizens. How, then, do the media explain that in virtually every video and photo of the protesters so far, about 99 percent of those taking to the streets in protest are men? Why would the “privileged, empowered” male denizens want to change a government that supposedly benefits them?

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