ICAN’s women, peace and security brief on Morocco outlines the current political tensions and priority issues among women in civil society. It offers a brief overview of progress on Moroccan women’s rights and points to promising new initiatives by civil society to sustain progress towards greater equality and reform.
Ms. Outaleb Fatima is a member of board of directors of a Moroccan NGO called Union de l’Action Feministe (UAF) since 2007. She is also the director of UAF shelter for women victims of violence since 2002. In addition, she is a women’s right advocate and a member of several networks and groups both at the national, regional and international level. Her academic and professional training has essentially revolved around Education and Human Rights. Ms. Outaleb holds a B. obtained her s years A in English literature (1987), a diploma on women’s rights from Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Right and Humanitarian law (2005) and a certificate on strengthening the implementation of Human Rights treaty body recommendations at the national level (2006).
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