What I think has changed since the revolution is basically that people are not fearing standing up for their rights as before. We broke the fear, the culture of silence. More people are asking for their rights. More people actually know their rights. We have…more people are aware of politics and how politics affect their daily life. More people are participating in the political sphere—more women are participating in the political sphere. We have some issues with…we might have a more conservative culture because of the Islamists in power, but I think that that’s a phase and that we will keep working on it.
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