Professor of Gender and Islamic Studies, Tunisia


Dr. Amel is a professor of Gender Studies and Islamic Studies at The University of Manouba-Tunisia. She is also a writer, and a human rights advocate.

She has published academic articles and books in Arabic, English, and French, raising awareness of issues surrounding women’s rights, minorities’ rights through media, round tables, group discussions, workshops, and seminars.

Dr. Grami’s research focuses on culture , society, religion and politics in the Middle East and North Africa region and on Islamist movements, gender relations, cultural expressions , media and social movements.

Her PHD from the university of Tunis [1993] was on Apostasy in Islamic Thought. She also gained a Doctorat d’Etat from Manouba university about Difference in Islamic Culture [2004]. She is a Columnist on Le Maghreb (Tunisian Newspaper) Eshorouk (Egyptian Newspaper

BASED IN: Manouba, Tunisia

LANGUAGES: Arabic, French and English.

AMEL ON SCREEN [in English] 

AMEL ON SCREEN [in Arabic]


Gender Equality In Tunisia, In, Gender And Diversity, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol 35, n3, December 2008, pp 349-361.

Islamic Feminism: a new feminist movement or a strategy by women for acquiring rights Taylor & Francis

The debate on religion, law and gender in post-revolution Tunisia, in: Philosophy & Social Criticism Volume 40, Issue 4-5, May 2014.


Apostasy in Modern Islamic Thought, Dar al Janub, Tunis , 1996.

Is There Religious Freedom In Islam?, Fennec, Morocco,1997.

Difference in Islamic Culture –a gender Study; Beirut, Dar Al Madar Al Islami, Beyrouth ;2007


Le Mariage de la Musulmane avec le Non- Musulman :une forme d’exclusion, in Nos Identités en devenir, L’Harmattan, 2003.

Le Jihad Médiatique, in Islam et Occident: Rencontre et conflits, (collective works edited by  Yolande de Crussol, Studia Arabica IX, Editions de Paris,2008, pp131-151.)