"The people are the real protectors of a nation" – Faten Aggad (Algeria) – 4/4

"The people are the real protectors of a nation" – Faten Aggad (Algeria) – 4/4

A few months ago, popular protests erupted in the streets of Algeria, leading President Bouteflika to resign after a twenty-year rule. Faten Aggad, an Algerian feminist and governance expert, share her insights on the current situation in her country.

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"We need to provide the opportunity for women to decide for themselves" – Faten Aggad (Algeria) – 3/4

"We need to provide the opportunity for women to decide for themselves" – Faten Aggad (Algeria) – 3/4

A governance and development expert from Algeria, Faten Aggad tells me how her feminist values come into play as she lives her everyday life: at work, at home, and when she’s traveling the world.

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"Let’s remember what we bring to the table as African feminists" – Dinah Musindarwezo (Rwanda) – 4/4

"Let’s remember what we bring to the table as African feminists"  – Dinah Musindarwezo (Rwanda) – 4/4

I’m still in conversation with Rwandan activist Dinah Musindarwezo. Here, she brilliantly answers some of the toughest questions I’ve asked myself as a professional. Like, what’s the point of spending so much energy at the African Union or United Nations when African women’s lives are so remote from those spaces?

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