Women’s Rights After The Libyan Revolution

Women were invaluable to the Libyan Revolution, but currently they seem undervalued, according to this report which states that there is only one female member on the 43-member National Transition Council. Hopefully women can maintain the social links and organizations they created while helping overthrow Gaddafi, and in the process convince Libyan men to give them an equal chance in the new government.

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Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.