Fatema or Fatima Mernissi is a Moroccan feminist writer and sociologist.
Mernissi was born into a middle-class family in Fes in 1940. She received her primary education in a school established by the nationalist movement, and secondary level education in an all-girls school funded by the French protectorate. In 1957, she studied political science at the Sorbonne and at Brandeis ... more »
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