The Burkini ban was another case of oppressing women in the name of their liberation.
Monia Mazigh was born and raised in Tunisia and immigrated to Canada in 1991. She speaks Arabic, French, and English fluently, and holds a PhD in finance from McGill University. Dr. Mazigh has worked at the University of Ottawa and taught at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia. In 2004, she ran in the federal election as a candidate for the New Democratic Party (NDP), gaining the most votes for her riding in the party’s history. Dr. Mazigh presently lives in Ottawa with her husband and two children.