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North African Feminism’s Growing Impact

Since the Arab Spring, feminist movements have transformed gender roles in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, and secured hard-fought real-world gains for women and girls. While plenty of work remains to be done, the meaningful gains made over the past decade offer hope for further progress toward equality.

FEZ – North African feminists’ work has made significant contributions to improving the prospects for democratization in the region in recent years, particularly in Morocco. By promoting women’s empowerment through education, emancipation from social constraints, and knowledge production, feminists have kept progress alive, despite constant challenges and setbacks.