Amina Amharech

Born in El Hajeb, in the Moroccan Middle Atlas, Amina Amharech is a teacher, painter and poet, and a committed Amazigh activist.

A 2018 OHCHR Indigenous Representatives Program Fellow, she advocates for the land, cultural, identity, and linguistic rights of the Amazigh and indigenous people generally.

  • Founding member of the Acal Association in 2014
  • Member of the World Amazigh Congress since 2015
  • Founding member of the Amazigh AZUL community network in 2013 (which she represented on the ILC Global Council from 2018-2021)
  • Fellowship du OHCHR 2018
  • Founding member of the Feminist Land Platform in 2019

Active nationally and internationally and uses social networks as an alternative means to fight but also to process information and address specific issues facing the Amazigh, indigenous people but especially women.

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