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Women of the resistance: The heroines of Algeria’s fight for independence

By France24
20 March 2022   |   11:04 am
Sixty years after the Évian Accords put an end to Algeria's bloody war of independence, we take a look at the role of women at that pivotal time. Professor Zahia Smail Salhi tells us how female fighters, informants and special agents were key in the National Liberation Movement and how those women were swiftly forgotten in the post-colonial landscape.

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