Tunisian Women: Political Role, Gains and Challenges (The Case of Parity)

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August 18, 2014

Tunisian Women: Political Role, Gains and Challenges (The Case of Parity)

2011 was the year where Tunisian history suddenly witnessed a significant turnout by the outbreak of the popular uprising in Tunisia causing the fall of the authoritarian regime. That revolutionary movement led to free elections of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) responsible for drafting the new constitution, which should be the symbol of a break with the past. For the first time, people of Arab countries, proclaiming their desire for democracy and without any outside help, managed to cause the downfall of an authoritarian regime and become masters of their own destiny. Hence, the hope of building an egalitarian society and a democratic state is finally allowed.
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