Category Archives : 1000.Mauritania

Azza Mint Moma (Mauritania)

“If only women united, we would be able to stop talking about injustices and human rights violations.” Born in Atar, in the mountainous region of Adrar, Azza Mint Moma (39) is well-known in her country for her struggle to liberate Mauritanian women. She claims the right of women to liberty and to freedom of choice […]

Aïssata Kane (Mauritania)

“Old age should not hinder women from helping to build their country, rather it should be seen as an asset because of all the experience that comes with it.” Aïssata Kane currently is considered as the mother of Mauritanian women because of her great wisdom and common sense and her open spirit that fuels her […]