Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2014
This description of Alaa Murabit's work was prepared when Alaa Murabit was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
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.
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