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Violent attack against women teachers

18 May 2021


The actor of the backlash

Rights at stake and state’s obligations

18 May 2021: Nine female teachers in the south of Algeria were violently attacked and sexually assaulted at their residence by a group armed with knives. Other cases of harassment and violence against female teachers have occurred, suggesting it is part of a wider trend.

See Femmes Algeriennes pour un Changement vers l’Egalite, May 2021 and Middle East Eye, May 2021.


Solidarity Petition
Statement Algerian Feminist Organisations
Statement Association Tunisienne des Femmes Démocrates