Jamila Debbech Ksiksi
Member of Parliament
Jamila Debbech Ksiksi is the first black woman parliament deputy in Tunisia since 2014, as well as an independent politician and human rights activist. Jamila currently serves as a member of the Assembly office where she is in charge of relations with citizens and civil society. She’s a former member of the Pan-African Parliament where she was elected Chair of the Women’s Caucus at the PAP.
She is a Pan-Africanist activist working on solidarity among African peoples, and the Co-founder of the continental of African Women Leaders Network and coordinator of Tunisian chapter, AWLN-Tunisia. As a member of the board of Women and Politics Forum and representative of North Africa, she’s an activist and expert in Security and Social protection models and strategy; Parliamentary communication strategy; open parliament; parliamentary transparency; participatory approaches; electoral processes observation on the national and international level; taking actions against racism and gender-based violence and advocacy on intersectionality, women’s leadership, migrants, refugees and minority rights.