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Tunisiaâ€™s Government Pledges Improvements After Protests
Officials promised to better the daily lives of Tunisians, but protesters and government opponents voiced skepticism.
Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia
Human rights groups have expressed concern over the high number of arrests in a country with a relatively stable democracy.
â€˜You Canâ€™t Survive Anymoreâ€™: Tunisia Protests Rising Prices and Taxes
Economic anxieties have roiled the country, the only nation to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings with the semblance of a stable democracy.
The Next Arab Spring? Womenâ€™s Rights
Saudi women can now drive. But Tunisian women could soon inherit fully â€” thatâ€™s a revolution.
Le prochain printemps arabe? Les droits de la femme
Les Saoudiennes peuvent maintenant conduire. BientÃ´t les Tunisiennes pourront hÃ©riter Ã plein titre â€” Ã§a câ€™est une rÃ©volution.
A New Tune on Womenâ€™s Rights in the Arab World
Recent reform of rape laws in several countries is welcome, but changing cultural attitudes is harder.
Tunisia Takes a Big Step to Protect Women From Abuse
A new law outlaws violence against women, forbids sexual harassment in public and calls for the police and judges to be trained to handle abuse cases.
Self-Immolation, Catalyst of the Arab Spring, Is Now a Grim Trend
The once-extraordinary act has become commonplace in Tunisia, whether compelled by anger, depression or bitter disappointment, or meant to challenge the authorities.
Corruption Crackdown Intensifies in Tunisia, and the People Cheer
A drive to root out corruption has been surprising for its vigor, but is not without risks. Analysts say mafia bosses are as powerful as terrorists.
Ons Jabeur Achieves Victory, and a Milestone, at the French Open
With her victory over Dominika Cibulkova, Jabeur of Tunisia became the first woman from an Arab country to reach the third round of a Grand Slam singles event.
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