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About Latefa Guemar

Latefa Guemar is a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics (LSE) Gender Institute and a Research Associate at The Centre for Migration Policy Research (CMPR) at Swansea University.

Articles by Latefa Guemar

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Rest in power, Assia Djebar

Why is it that the homeland always rejects its most erudite children? Latefa Guemar pays tribute to the feminist writer remembered for her intellectual honesty and unflinching stance against Algerian patriarchy, even from beyond its borders.

Seeking safety in Algeria: Syrian refugee women’s resilience

For many Syrian women in Algeria, the gendered experience of violence and displacement has been compounded by the discrimination they now face as women refugees, says Latefa Guemar.

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