05 iulie 2020

The role of women in the Algerian independence movement


Algerian women bravely waged a battle against colonialism and patriarchy. Today, their legacy continues to inspire a new generation in the struggle for justice.On a late September afternoon in 1956, a young woman entered an Algiers cafe popular with European youth. She appeared like an ordinary French-Algerian, but in reality she was a revolutionary Algerian Muslim: Zohra Drif. Drif would be one of three Algerian women involved in a series of terror attacks at the height of the guerilla [...]