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Winners of Zoubeida Bchir Prize for 2023 women’s writings announced

Five literary and scientific works, in French and Arabic, are laureates of the Zoubeida Bchir Prize for 2023 women’s writings. The announcement of the winners was made on Friday during a ceremony held at the Centre for Research, Studies, Documentation and Information on Women (CREDIF) in Tunis. The prize for literary creation was awarded to Fatma Krouma for “Bila faramel tahwi fi monhadar” (in Arabic) and to Samar Milad for “Lettre à ma Grand-Mère” (in French). The Scientific Research Prize was awarded to Hajer Harrathi for “Hafriet fi adab annissaa wa akhbarohonna” (in Arabic) and to Leila Blili Tamim for “Les Femmes de la Maison Houssaynîte: Al Harîm Maçoun” (in French). The prize for the best scenario was awarded to Hajer Nefzi for “Houria.” The prize for research on Tunisian women and the gender approach was not awarded. The Zoubeida Bchir prize for women’s writings rewards women writers in literary creation, scientific research, research on Tunisian women and gender approach, and the best script. The Zoubeida Bchir prize for Tunisian women’s writing was created in 1995 in the name of poetess Zoubeida Bchir (February 8, 1938 – August 21, 2011). This native of Sakiet Sidi Youssef, in the north-west, was the first poetess in Arabic since independence. She was also a presenter at the Tunisian Radio from 1959 to 1962.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP)