Dir. May Rihani Spoke at Women and Politics International Conference in Morocco
“The Role of Universities in Advancing the Work of International Development Especially the Struggle for Gender Equality,” was the title of May Rihani’s talk at the International Conference on Gender and Politics, held in Ouarzazate, the “door to the desert”, a Moroccan town at the edge of the Sahara. Held on October 24 to 26 this year, the conference theme was Women and Politics in an Age of Uncertainty: The Road to Sustainable Democracy and Democratization. The conference was organized by a partnership of two universities: the Ibn Zohr University in Morocco and the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US. 12 Moroccan universities participated as well as 44 international universities from around the world including 17 from the US.