Dar Si Hmad for Development, Education and Culture is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 2010 promoting local culture and sustainable initiatives through education and the integration of scientific ingenuity in Southwest Morocco. We operate North Africa's largest fog harvesting project, providing villages with access to potable water. Our Water School and Girls' E-Learning Programs build capacity in the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Through our Ethnographic Field School, researchers and students engage with local communities in Agadir, Sidi Ifni, and the rural Aït Baamrane region for meaningful cross-cultural exchange.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Gender Parity: "A Great Opportunity for a Better Future"

Continuing our #PledgeForParity campaign commemorating International Women's Day and celebrating the important contributions of women in Morocco are Ali, Fatima, and Lhoussin.

Women in academia
Ali Akebli reminds us that Morrocan woman "Fatima al-Fihri promoted knowledge by building the first free university in the world".


A better future
Fatima Zahra Znioi believes that a Pledge for Parity is a "great opportunity for a better future"


"I support gender quality"
Male feminists are crucial to building parity and supporting women around the world. Thank you to Lhoussin Oukart for his simple but powerful statement of care.

We'll be sharing other Pledges for Parity from Morocco's youth over the next few days - stay tuned on social media for the newest from Dar Si Hmad:

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