Female Egyptian activists had called for a Million Woman March on Tuesday, demanding "fair and equal opportunity for all Egyptian citizens -- beyond gender, religion or class," but their demonstrations were met with a slew of anti-feminist slogans from men on the sidelines.
As CNN is reporting, the march -- planned in honor of International Women's Day -- began on Tahrir Square, essentially the focal point of last month's demonstrations which toppled President Hosni Mubarak, on Tuesday afternoon.
Much as Hillary Clinton did in Washington, the activists were quick to highlight the role of women in the pro-democracy protests throughout the march.
"For a long time, (patriarchy) had stifled Egyptian society as a whole and was felt most acutely by women," one of the protesters said. "Women's roles shall not be ignored nor their sacrifices forgotten."
Though there were men present on both sides of the demonstration, one of the anti-feminist protesters yelled, "Men are men and women are women and that will never change and go home, that's where you belong."
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