Women in Tunisia & Development of the Country
TDr. Khushbakht Hina unisia is one of the leading resources rich country located at North of Africa.Since independence, Tunisia extensively reforming politics, family law, and gradually eliminating gender based discrimination in relation to health, education and employment.Women of Tunisia of Tunisia from 1957 to 1987) ensured since independence and even before the promulgation of the Constitution of June 1, 1959 to codify the right of the family in a reformist perspective, through the Personal Status Code (PSC), adopted August 13, 1956. This code is the result of a reformist movement that began in the late 19th century and defended the idea of a modern society and state. Other laws and policies recognizing women’s civil and political rights women’s rights, including the International Convention on the Political Rights of Women and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Furthermore, another step was taken that is the “Coalition for Women of Tunisia,” made up of 15 registered NGOs, was announced in September 2012. objective is to preserve and defend women’s rights stipulated in Tunisian law since Independence (the Personal Statute Code or CSP, promulgated in 1956), and all amendments added until 2010. politics and development perspectives. There is a long list organization from the roof of an arts and humanities college was a woman, not a man. It was KhaoulaRashidi Tunisian revolution of 2011, women represented 14.89% of the government, 27.57% (59 of 214) of the elected members of the Chamber of Deputies elected on October 25, 2009, 27.06% of municipal councilors and 18% of the members of the Economic and Social Council. Increasing female education especially literacy rates and basic education is often considered as way to success. Without education, womenhave no access to paid employment. They cannot take over functions in associationsand cannot become members of local assemblies or parliaments, without having proper education and empowerment.Education allows women of the world to take part in political debates and thereby ensuresustainability of reforms. During 1990’s women attitudes and hence worked for the betterment of the country and stability of the state. Tunisian girls have a high enrollment rate in several levels of education institutions. Young women represent 59.5% of students enrolled in higher education in Tunisia. Access to health care is also essential for the empowerment of women. In any society women and family health security enablewomen to participate in the labor market, obtain their own income and with thisgain more independence. Furthermore between 1990 and 2010 Women’s access to health, education and paid employment in Tunisia has shown sustained improvements. These improvements illustrate women’s empowerment. Tunisia, in its development policy gave particular attention to health services. Considerable resources are allocated to the health sector and various measures are implemented to improve the quality of health care and to bring the various health services closer to the population. Like the general health policy is based on the concept of family planning, then evolved towards the concept of mother-and-child health based on the promotion, prevention and management of of the mother in particular.
Some Recent Statistics of Women Development in Tunisia
In higher education, female students make up 59% of women: 75.3 years.