Violent attack against women teachers
18 May 2021
The actor of the backlash
The form of 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.