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BBC Our World – Tunisia: A Woman’s Share (2019)

BBC Our World 2019 Tunisia A Womans Share

Since the country’s 2011 protests sparked the Arab Spring, Tunisia has been the country most willing to publicly engage with the issue of women’s rights. Now, with the President leading the way, Tunisia’s Sharia based inheritance laws, under which women are only entitled to half of what men receive, are being challenged. But, there is fierce resistance from Tunisia’s conservative religious community. They’ve been blocking reform efforts for more than 30 years. Nada Issa finds out if the time has finally come for Tunisia’s women to get their fair share.

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