“‘There has been backsliding on women’s rights—some related to implementation issues, and others were policy reversals.’
Tunisia is known as the birthplace of the 2010-2011 Arab Spring uprisings. It is also recognized for its progressive gender policies, particularly compared to its neighbors in the Middle East & Africa. As we near Tunisia’s National Women’s Day on August 13, I wanted to reflect on the two waves of gender reform that Tunisian sociologist Mounira M. Charrad writes about, and a third wave that has emerged since.”
To read the full article, please visit: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/blog-post/three-waves-gender-reform-tunisia-reflections-eve-national-womens-day.