Global Politics

Life Getting Worse for Egypt's Poor

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Poor families live among the gravesites at this massive cemetery in Cairo. (Photo: Matthew Bell)

Egyptians voted on ratifying their new constitution over the weekend.

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It's being billed as a bold step in democratic reform.

But Egypt's poor are being left out of the process, as The World's Matthew Bell reports from Cairo, that's especially true for the poorest Egyptians.