"Women will no longer be without protection. That's the most important thing," said Asma Guenifi, president of the feminist group Neither Prostitutes nor Doormats.
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In a culture where hissing at women on the street is considered a sign of approval and sexual banter is often a workplace norm, the law could be a hard sell for women under pressure to keep their jobs in a difficult economy, Ms Guenifi said.