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Latest items for Tunisia

Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Rep, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Cyprus, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malta, Mongolia, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

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Aug. 12, 2021, 11:44 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"With significant variations in the quality of employment, the proportion of informal workers and uninsured workers is 35% in Tunisia" (3). "[I]nformal workers are almost equally divided between paid labor and self-employment... in Tunisia" (3). "Only in Tunisia, informal female workers are less by 20% than male informal workers, thanks to its social security system, which covers even agricultural workers; so if civil servants are excluded, the percentage of informality only drops to 42% (28% for women)" (3). "[T]he situation is different if we exclude formal government labor. Tunisia's percentage of informal labor goes up to 42%" (7). "Percentages of informal labor in Tunisia, Algeria and Mauritania are dropping to...more
Aug. 12, 2021, 11:41 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: MULV-DATA-1

"For women's unwaged informal labor, the highest proportions are seen in Bahrain (54%) and Lebanon (58%) due to the importance of female domestic labor for female migrant workers... The lowest share is seen in Tunisia (3%) thanks to the social security systems"(8-9).
June 30, 2021, 4:04 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"'Today, women in Tunisia have the same place as men. This Tunisian spring was the natural result of the historic reforms undertaken during the last 60 years, namely in education for all, and women’s liberation'[said Beji Caïd Essebsi, elected president of Tunisia] " (para 10).
June 30, 2021, 4:04 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: VOTE-PRACTICE-1

"It seems that you are very much liked by women, Mr. President. I saw that the vast majority who voted for you were women" (para 10).
June 16, 2021, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Tunisia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2018 for the period 2018-2022" (para 1). "Specifically, the report stated that the NAP focuses on 'empowering women and girls; promoting their participation in building sustainable peace and stability; contributing to the elimination of all forms of gender-based discrimination and working to immunize society against the dangers of conflict, extremism and terrorism'" (para 2). "Women played a key role in these protests as well as being pivotal in the development of the Tunisian National Action Plan" (para 3).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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June 5, 2021, 8:08 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Tunisia has officially lifted key reservations to the international women’s treaty, an important step toward realizing gender equality, Human Rights Watch said today. The United Nations (UN) on April 23, 2014, confirmed receipt of Tunisia’s notification to officially withdraw all of its specific reservations to the treaty known as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). These reservations had enabled Tunisia to opt out of certain provisions, including on women’s rights within the family, even though the country had ratified the treaty" (para 1-2). "Tunisia’s transitional government on October 24, 2011 adopted decree-law no.103 lifting the reservations to articles 9, 15, 16, and 29...more
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Tunisia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .02 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Tunisia" (p 49).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Tunwasia was 25.1 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Tunwasia was 25.1 per 10,000 population" (p 64).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Tunisia was 31.2% (p 72).
May 3, 2021, 6:49 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Polygamy has become increasingly uncommon in much of the Muslim world. Tunisia was the first predominantly Muslim country to abolish the practice in 1956" (para 13).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

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April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 100% of births in Tunisia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Tunisia was 74.1 years for males and 78.1 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Tunisia was 17 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Tunisia was 43 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Tunisia was 43 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in Tunisia was 43 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Tunisia of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 63.2%" (p 56).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Tunisia is 4.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 56).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

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March 5, 2021, 7:27 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Three Muslim-majority countries that have outlawed the practice of polygamy are Azerbaijan, Tunisia, and Turkey. Like other countries that have placed a total ban on polygamy, Turkey and Azerbaijan have abolished the practice based on secular justifications.33 In contrast, Tunisia is the only Muslim-majority country that has relied on Islamic texts to prohibit the practice entirely" (10-11).
Feb. 3, 2021, 10:01 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: PW-LAW-1

"Tunisia, too, prohibits 'plurality of wives' and a man found guilty on this count can be punished with a year’s imprisonment or a fine, or both" (para 6).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Jan. 18, 2021, 1:51 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: IAW-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1

"In 2018, the presidentially appointed Commission on Individual Freedoms and Equality recommended, among other things, equality between men and women in inheritance. In November 2018, the presidency of the republic submitted a bill to parliament that would provide equality in inheritance. The bill did not advance in 2019" (para 21 - 22).