Gender Equality

August 20, 2019
Tunisian women gender equality

Tunisia’s way towards gender equality

Sixty years ahead of independence from France and Post – 2011 revolution, Tunisia has been a promising figure towards securing gender equality in the Middle East region. Since 1956, Tunisian women were able to enjoy some of the progressive freedom instituted by Habib Bourguiba- the first elected president- such as access to higher education, the right to file for divorce, and certain job opportunities. The Personal Status Code which came into effect from 1956 is considered one of the most […]
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