North African Women’s Rights in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Varsity Hall, Union South
Fatima Sadiqi, who founded a women’s NGO working on family law reforms and women’s rights in her native Morocco, will deliver this fall's J. Jobe Soffa & Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Distinguished International Lecture. Sadiqi, a linguist at the University of Fes, is a pioneer in women’s rights and continues her activism to include women in the post “Arab Spring” processes of democratization in the region.