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Osire Glacier
By Osire Glacier
Professor, Bishop's Unversity, Canada
Dr. Osire Glacier is a professor at the Department of History and at the Department of Political Science and International Studies of Bishop's University (Sherbrooke, Canada). 
Articles in this column
Women's Perspective on the Tunisian Revolution
By Osire Glacier, Professor, Bishop's Unversity, Canada
This article gives a voice to female participants in the Tunisian Spring by recounting women’s participation in these uprisings, their demands, and their assessment of the post-revolutionary era in terms of gains and/or loss of rights for women in particular and for their fellow citizens in general (Full Story)
Women’s Role in the Moroccan Spring
By Osire Glacier, Professor, Bishop's Unversity, Canada
While Morocco may not have experienced a change in regime, as did Tunisia and Egypt, the country nonetheless experienced waves of popular protests.  Moreover, like in Tunisia and Egypt, women constituted a major presence in the uprisings that began on February 20, 2011. (Full Story)
Women in the Egyptian Revolution
By Osire Glacier, Professor, Bishop's Unversity, Canada
During the Egyptian Revolution, women displayed keen leadership abilities and a nuanced understanding of their era’s political landscape.   (Full Story)

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