Policy Advocates Middle East and North Africa Political and Public Leadership
Moha Ennaji, one of Morocco’s leading academics, is also a leading advocate for women’s empowerment. As part of Vital Voices' Policy Advocates program, he has relentlessly worked on an advocacy campaign to reform the family code and abolish underage girls’ marriage in Morocco.
“It is more difficult to change people’s mentalities than laws. You can change laws overnight, but it takes years to change mindsets,” said Moha.
After doing research on women and gender studies for two decades, Moha, a professor at Fes University and director of Arabic Studies at Rutge