North African Women’s Rights in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring

Date
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Time
4 p.m.
Location
Varsity Hall, Union South
Description
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.
Contact
262-5590, kghill@international.wisc.edu