When protests demanding change broke out in Morocco in 2011, Mounib was among the people who demonstrated to ask for a parliamentary monarchy. During the 2011 constitutional referendum that followed, she called for the boycott of the vote because she believed the constitution did not offer enough separation of powers. Over the years, she has remained a vocal critic of the Moroccan regime.
Mounib recently received much media attention when some questioned her legitimacy to lead a delegation to Sweden to negotiate a diplomatic rift between Sweden and Morocco over the Western Sahara. In Morocco's recent provincial elections, the first time Mounib ran, she did not win in her district but her coalition made gains.
Al Jazeera spoke with Mounib about her career and the challenges of being Morocco's first female political party leader."
Read article by Aida Alami from Aljazeera.