A forum devoted to current political, economic trends, and news of the Maghreb region.
Sunday, March 15, 2009
More on Morocco's attempt to increase the space for political participation for women. Sarah Touahri highlights the government's initiative for "a system aimed at encouraging women's representation on commune councils...as part of the government's efforts to fund parties' local election campaigns." Only time will tell if this new initiative will bear any tangible fruits for women representation in the political system.