Merieme Yafout

Merieme Yafout is a professor and researcher in social sciences.  She is the author of several articles on “Islamic feminism in Morocco”, “female ijtihad”, “the status of women in Moroccan political parties”, “Islamist movements in Morocco,” “elections in Morocco,” and “field research in Morocco.”  She received her PhD in political science from the Faculty of Legal, Economic, and Social Sciences at Hassan II University in Casablanca, Morocco.  Her thesis is on “The status of women within the Islamist movements in Morocco: between feminine exegesis and political participation.”