Libyan women reach high office but activists say long road ahead

Libyan Najla al-Mangoush

Foreign Minister in Libya's transitional Government of National Unity (GNU), Najla al-Mangoush, poses for a picture in the capital Tripoli, on March 17, 2021. 

Photo credit: Mahmud Turkia | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Although Libyan women played a key role during the 2011 uprising, they have had a limited presence in previous transitional bodies and in the current Parliament.



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