Ashoka Fellow
Libya
Fellow Since 2014
Voice of Libyan Women
    This description of Alaa Murabit's work was prepared when Alaa Murabit was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
    Introduction
    Alaa is shifting the paradigm around the role of women in Libyan society. She uses religious discourse, which historically perpetuated the problem, to positively reinforce social, economic, and political rights for women.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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