Caught Between Two Identities: Women’s Movements in Morocco and Tunisia (Part 2/2)

September 28, 2013

Women’s movements in Morocco and Tunisia are at a crossroads. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. Moroccan and Tunisian women’s movements have encountered both institutional and individual level resistance from state and society following the recent Arab...

Caught Between Two Identities: Women’s Movements in Morocco and Tunisia (Part 1/2)

September 19, 2013

Women’s movements in Morocco and Tunisia are at a crossroads. This is the first of a two part series. “This is a critical time. There are two steps in a revolution: You break it and then you build something new. That’s the hardest.” Moroccan and Tunisian women’s...

Morocco: No Democracy Without Guaranteeing Individual Liberties

June 05, 2013

Kacem El Ghazzali, a well-known atheist Moroccan blogger, analyzes different campaigns to promote individual freedoms in Morocco, what impact the constitutional changes had, and what the country needs. Today, we are talking about instilling the values of democracy and human rights, going beyond...