Posts Tagged: tunisia

Women’s Rights in Tunisia and the Democratic Renegotiation of an Authoritarian Legacy

22May 15

Maaike Voorhoeve

Abstract: Since the 2011 revolution, Tunisia has been negotiating what it is to become, a process of rebirth in which women’s rights is key. The ongoing debates reflect a confrontation between the feminist policies of Habib Bourguiba (the first president of the Tunisian republic) and alternative notions of women’s rights. Continue reading →

Introduction: Shariʿa in Revolution? A Comparative Overview of Pre- and Post-Revolutionary Developments in Shariʿa-Based Family Law Legislation in Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, and Tunisia

19May 15

Nadia Sonneveld

Editor’s Note: Over the next two weeks, NMES will publish a series of articles about the relationship between family law and revolution in Egypt, Tunisia, Indonesia, and Iran. Nadia Sonneveld edited this series and she also introduces it in the following article.

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Review of Stephen J. King, The New Authoritarianism in the Middle East and North Africa

25Jul 13

Reviewed by Oğuzhan Göksel Continue reading →

Review of Roger Botte, Esclavages et abolitions en terres d’islam. Tunisie, Arabie Saoudite, Maroc, Mauritanie, Soudan

21Dec 12

Reviewed by Marta García Novo Continue reading →