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|Despite various shortages and lingering concerns about security, thousands of people have been gathering in Tripoli's central plaza, recently renamed Martyrs' Square, to celebrate the downfall of the Gadhafi regime. On Friday September 2nd, Libyan women from throughout Libya, not merely Tripoli, eager to make their voices heard and respected in the new Libya, held their own massive rally, a novel sight in a country where women have long been expected to serve as props to the Gaddafi regime in particular, and to men in general in the political sphere. The times, they are a changing!|
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