Egyptian women require medical permission to buy subsidized baby formula
As part of the requirements of the recent IMF subsidies on various products had to be reduced or eliminated. This has had a drastic effect on the availability of baby formula in Egypt and created difficulties for many mothers.
|A recent article in Digital Journal predicted that the austerity provisions accompanying the $12 billion IMF loan could generate social unrest and it already has. Earlier this month, protesting mothers blocked a major roadway in the capital Cairo.|