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Aya Chebbi

Aya Chebbi

Aya Chebbi is an award winning Pan-African Tunisian blogger, gender advocate and peace activist.
In recognition to her achievements, Aya was named as one of Africa's most Outstanding Young Women leaders in 2013.
Recently, she has also won the Excellence in Leadership of the African Youth Awards.
However, she is blacklisted and banned from entering Egypt since March 2014.
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During the 2011 Tunisian revolution, women were subjected to all kinds of violence. A woman’s body has become a threat to her life.... For a country that glows like a beacon of women's progress in North Africa, the government's first shelter for survivors of domestic violence was only inaugurated in December 2012...


Many wouldn’t agree that the fate of Tunisian martyrs who died for dignity was anything as soft as jasmine.... Peoples’ fight for freedom and democracy in the Arab region should not be diminished to the season "spring".


Walking in the street, I was called "ibrony" in Ghana and "Muzungu" in Kenya which means "white"...  deep inside for the first time I felt segregated because of my skin color especially that I see myself Black but maybe I look White.