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Political-Social Movements: Feminist: Algeria and Somalia
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One unexpected outcome of the end of civil war in Africa and elsewhere has been the increased levels of female legislative representation and other forms of political leadership in countries that have come out of major conflict in Africa. These countries have also adopted legal and constitutional reforms at a pace that exceeds that of non-post conflict countries. The…

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Aili Mari Tripp, “Political-Social Movements: Feminist: Algeria and Somalia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002028>
First published online: 2017

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