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By Eve Sandberg, Kenza Aqertit

Sandberg and Aqertit learn how, over the process twenty-five years, devoted, shrewdpermanent, and politically powerful Moroccan ladies, operating concurrently in a number of settings and conscious of each one other’s paintings, altered Morocco’s entrenched gender establishment of regularized practices and detailed rights and responsibilities for women and men. In telling the tale of those Moroccan gender activists, Sandberg and Aqertit’s paintings is of curiosity to heart East and North Africa (MENA) sector experts, to feminist and gender researchers, and to institutionalist students. Their paintings operationalizes and provides a template for learning switch in nationwide gender associations that may be followed through practitioners and students in different state settings.

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9 However if a woman is repudiated or widowed and has no means by which to support herself, her male kinsmen are obligated to provide some support according to both Islamic and Berber practices. But this support, 28 Chapter Two often meager, will hardly allow her enough to accrue resources. Moreover, since few Moroccan women engaged in business and political activities, most lacked valuable assets with which to negotiate with Moroccan men. Thus, it was difficult for Moroccan women to secure allies on the basis of trading resources or on the basis of claiming resources.

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