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Photo Story: Women of Egypt

Egyptian women, front and center in Cairo.

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An Egyptian woman shouts as she demonstrates outside the Lawyers' Syndicate in Cairo on January 27, 2011. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)


An Egyptian woman shouts as she protests outside the Lawyers' Syndicate in Cairo on January 27, 2011. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)


Egyptian women pray behind a row of riot police ahead of demonstrations in Cairo on January 28, 2011. (Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)


A woman shouts as she blocks the entry of army tanks to Tahrir Square on January 30, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)


Egyptian women demonstrate in front of the Mustafa Mahmud mosque in Cairo for the people who died during violent demonstrations over the past week on January 31, 2011. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)


An Egyptian woman flashes the V-sign for victory as she demonstrates outside the Lawyers' Syndicate in Cairo on January 27, 2011. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)


A woman holds up an Egyptian flag while chanting anti-government slogans during a protest in Tahrir Square January 30, 2011, in Cairo, Egypt. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)


Egyptian women demonstrate in front of the Mustafa Mahmud mosque in Cairo for the people who died during violent demonstrations over the past week on January 31, 2011. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)


An Egyptian woman carries her daughter during a demonstration in Cairo on January 31, 2011. (Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)


An Egyptian woman holds up a sign as she takes part in a protest in Tahrir Square, in the capital Cairo, on January 31, 2011. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)


Egyptian women demonstrate in Tahrir Square in central Cairo on January 30, 2011. (Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)


A woman puts a child on a tank while an Egyptian soldier stands by during a demonstration in Tahrir Square no January 29, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)


An Egyptian woman walks past riot police in Cairo on January 27, 2011. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)


Egyptian women shout as they protest against President Hosni Mubarak in Tahrir Square, in the capital Cairo, on January 30, 2011. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

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