December 16, 2022
Tunisia election set to deliver male-dominated parliament and erosion of women’s rights
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As the country goes to the polls, reforms introduced by hardline president Kais Saied have led to the exclusion of female candidates.
Tunisian will vote on Saturday in an election that will lead to a weakened parliament “almost exclusively dominated by men”, as activists warn of a stark deterioration of women’s rights under an increasingly authoritian president.
The controversial elections, boycotted by all the main parties, mark the final piece of the constitutional jigsaw President Kais Saied began assembling in July 2021, when he suspended the legislature in what critics called a power grab.
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