Mon 30 Nov 2015
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by Scheherazade Bloul, Morocco World News, Monday 30 November 2015
Rabat – One of Morocco’s most celebrated feminist writers and sociologists passed away aged 75, on Monday.
Born in 1940, in Fes, Fatima Mernissi became known for her significant contributions in the literary field through which she focused on reconciling traditional Islam with progressive feminism.
The author of classics such as Beyond the Veil, The Veil and the Male Elite, Islam and Democracy and countless more publications, the campaigner for women’s rights gained international attention for her work on Islam and women. (more…)