Fatma Ally

Chairperson
Zanzibar Female Lawyers Association
Focus Area(s): 
Elections
Interviewers: 
Varanya Chaubey
Country of Reform: 
Tanzania
Town/City: 
Zanzibar
Country: 
Tanzania, United Republic of
Date of Interview: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Abstract 

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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Profile: 

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.

Language: 
English
Nationality of Interviewee: 
Tanzania
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Keywords 
media relations
Donor Relations
enfranchising marginalized groups
voter education