To mark International Women’s Day this year, FRANCE 24 met with organisations fighting for women’s rights in Tunisia, where nearly half of women have been the victim of gender-based violence.
In an effort to tackle the problem, Tunisia’s parliament is currently debating a bill that would strengthen laws against gender-based violence.
But in the absence of any meaningful legislation, it has largely fallen to women’s rights groups to provide victims with support, whether it be a safe place to stay or legal aid.
To watch FRANCE 24’s full report on this story, click on the video player above.
Date created : 2017-03-08