Chairperson, Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association
Keywords: media relations, donor relations, enfranchising marginalized groups, voter education
Interviewer(s): Varanya Chaubey
Country of Reform: Tanzania
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date: Tue Nov 18 2008
Fatma Ally, chairperson of the Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association, talks about the group’s voter-education efforts during the 2005 parliamentary and presidential elections. She details the challenges the organization faced in reassuring voters of its neutrality. She also discusses how messages for the voter education program were developed and the difficulties that the association encountered in securing enough time for the education program before the polling date.
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Fatima Ally - Full Interview
At the time of this interview, Fatma Ally was the chairperson of the Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association. She also worked as an executive counselor at the association.