Gender-Based Violence

Since the very beginning, inkyfada, as a definitely feminist media, aims at exposing all forms of discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation - always from an intersectional perspective - and underlines the oppression experienced by women whether it is from the state, in their household, or in the workplace, etc.
Gender-Based Violence
Abortion in Tunisia: a groundbreaking law, yet without any guarantees
| 13 June 2022 | 10 minutes
Tunisia was both the first Arab and the first Muslim country to legalise abortion in 1973, but fifty years later this legal right is still not guaranteed. Between medicine shortages, treatment refusal by health care workers, and regional inequalities - what is the reality of access to abortion in Tunisia?
Gender-Based Violence
"Women on borrowed time, from abuse to femicide": the new podcast series by inkyfada
| 14 December 2021 | 5 minutes
On December 13, 2021, inkyfada podcast published the first episode of the new series:"Women on borrowed time, from abuse to femicide" , telling the stories of women who have been victims of violence, some of which led to their death. Inkyfada podcast highlights these tragedies, the extent of which is underestimated considering the lack of official numbers on femicides in Tunisia.
Gender-Based Violence
Why do women do better than men at school, yet worse in the labour market?
| 12 October 2021 | 10 minutes
Why do women study for longer than men? And why are they more affected by unemployment and job insecurity, despite having higher qualification levels? To answer these questions, inkyfada delved into studies on inequalities at school and in the work field, and interviewed two sociologists who specialise in these matters.
Gender-Based Violence
Women in Prison, Former Inmates Recount
| 12 January 2021 | 10 minutes
I didn’t cry on the first night. I wasn’t afraid. I just felt like a nobody. I quickly understood that I had to stay strong, or else I would never be able to survive in there". Mariem* spent nine days in prison. She recounts her experience behind bars, the relationships between inmates, the sometimes violent prison guards, and various strategies to kill time when it seems immeasurable.
Gender-Based Violence
The Women who Survived at the Foot of Mount Mghilla
| 10 May 2019 | 15 minutes
In the village of Blahdiya, Fatma makes her way through the crowd gathered to offer their condolences. At her feet lay a grid of newly constructed graves: the final resting place of the Sabbela accident victims. Fatma could have been one of them, but fate had other plans for her. For this farm worker, survival is a daily struggle. 
Gender-Based Violence
Hamrouni and Aziz: Two Sides of Sex Work in Tunisia
| 23 February 2018 | 7 minutes
Hamrouni* and Aziz* practice the same profession, without having the same rights. She works legally, while his work is clandestine. From their police interactions to the dirty looks from local residents, their daily lives look nothing alike.
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