Aili Mari Tripp is Chair of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, and professor of Political Science, and Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her new book Seeking Legitimacy: Why Arab Autocracies Adopt Women’s Rights recently published. Fatima Sadiqi is president of the Center for Studies and Research on Women, and professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies in the Department of English at Fes University. They will talk with Sara Jamshidi about women’s rights and movement in the Maghreb. Especial program for International Women Day.
Aili Mari Tripp
is Professor of Political Science, and Gender & Women’s Studies and Chair of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. Tripp’s research has focused on women and politics in Africa, women’s movements in Africa, women and peacebuilding, transnational feminism.
Tripp recently has won awards from Fulbright, the American Academy in Berlin, and the Center for Research on Gender and Women at the UW-Madison.
She is author of several award winning books including including Women and Power in Postconflict Africa (2015), Museveni’s Uganda: Paradoxes of Power in a Hybrid Regime (2010), and many more.
She has been president of the African Studies Association and vice president of the American Political Science Association.
Seeking Legitimacy: Why Arab Autocracies Adopt Women’s Rights
is president of the Center for Studies and Research on Women, and professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies in the Department of English at Fes University.
She is also the author of four books: Images of Women in Abdullah Bashrahil’s Poetry, Women, Gender and Language in Morocco, Grammaire du Berbère, and Studies in Berber Syntax.
An advocate for fighting violence against women, Sadiqi is the national coordinator of SafetyNET, a global network, which aims to have more women and children live free from abuse.
Sadiqi is well-known for illuminating the powerful connection between language and women’s rights and has organized four international conferences since 1999. Sadiqi has recently been working on Women in the Middle East and North Africa: Agents of Change as an editor with Dr. Moha Ennaji, which will be released in August 2010.
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