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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?
Despite the state monopoly, the shortage of subsidised food persists
| 12 April 2022 | 8 minutes
While the Minister of Trade, Fadila Rebhi, confirms that the necessary quantities of the subsidised products are available, and explains the lack of supply as a result of haste, the shops continue to lack subsidised goods such as vegetable oil and, above all, grain products. How can this discrepancy between the Ministry's statements and the reality be explained?
How is the war between Russia and Ukraine threatening Tunisia’s food security?
| 30 March 2022 | 10 minutes
The threat of a potential food crisis resulting from the war between Russia and Ukraine and the internationally soaring prices of grains have plunged the whole world into a state of fear. How is this crisis threatening the stability of Tunisia's food supply in light of the country's already fragile economic climate with rising debts and dwindling foreign exchange reserves?
A new political order
“Civil Society”, in the crosshairs of Kaïs Saïed
| 15 March 2022 | 15 minutes
Since 2011, Civil Society has waged many battles for human rights, justice and the democratic process. However, it has now been demonised by Kaïs Saïed, who is endangering the achievements of the past decade.
A new political order
What does the sudden dissolution of the Supreme Judicial Council mean?
| 09 February 2022 | 10 minutes
In the middle of the night between February 5 and 6, 2022, President Kaïs Saïed announced the dissolution of the Supreme Judicial Council. What is the role of this institution and what does the dissolution mean? inkyfada takes a closer look.
What are the consequences of the resumed negotiations between Tunisia and the IMF?
| 16 December 2021 | 20 minutes
A 4 billion dollar loan. This is the amount that the Tunisian government is reportedly seeking from the IMF, according to reports from both them and the Central Bank. However, these negotiations imply a set of economic austerity policies for Tunisia. What exactly are they? Inkyfada took a closer look. 
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