country: Tunisia

Kadirat holds a Regional Conference on the Maputo Protocol

On November 27-29, 2021, our Tunisian member organisation, Kadirat, held a regional conference and lobbying and advocacy workshops with women’s rights representatives from other North African countries of Algeria, Libya and Morocco. Reporting from the Tunis Afrique Presse:  “The organisation KADIRAT, on Saturday, launched a guide to urge the Tunisian government to keep its legislation in harmony with the provisions of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa “Maputo” ratified by Tunisia under organic law No. 33 of 2018 dated 6 June 2018. The guide was presented at a

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Tunisia signed the Maputo Protocol in January, 2015 and ratified it on August, 2018. Governmental Decree No. 626 of 2016 on the creation of a National Peer Council for Equality and Equal Opportunities between Women and Men. 2017-2020: The National Strategy for the Economic and Social Empowerment of Women and Girls in Rural Areas. In 2016, quotas for women on electoral lists for national and local elections. Health law No. 18/11 of2018: entire part on Maternal and child health. Also includes health care for women and girls, health services that falls within the areas of reproductive health and family planning.

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