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Zainab Fasiki


Zainab Fasiki was born in Fez, Morocco, in 1994. Trained as a mechanical engineer, she is licensed as an illustrator and graphic novelist in her native Morocco. As an artivist fighting for women’s rights and individual freedoms, Zainab leads comic-strip workshops at universities and nonprofits in Morocco and internationally. She is founder of the /WOMEN POWER/ Collective, which invites female artists to participate in workshops to help nurture the next generation of artists. In 2018, Fasiki won an Amnesty International award for women’s rights, and in 2019 she was featured as a Next Generation Leader in Time magazine. In 2022, she won the Bravery prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival in France.

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Shame! Bodies and Sexuality in Morocco