17 September 2014
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TUNIS/NEW YORK – Tunisia’s adoption of a constitution guaranteeing equal rights and protection from gender-based violence is a huge step forward for women and girls, says Meherzia Laabidi, the vice-president of the... Read more
3 August 2011
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Tweet UNITED NATIONS, New York — When a 26-year-old street vendor in Tunisia set fire to himself in an act of desperation, he also ignited a flame of protest that rocked the entire Arab region. Youth’s involvement in... Read more
19 August 2011
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Heeding the Call: A Tunisian Midwife Becomes a Humanitarian Worker
CHOUCHA CAMP, Tunisia — As widespread unrest shook Libya in early March 2011, around 1,000 people per hour were crossing the border into Tunisia. Tents quickly sprung in the desert as refugee camps formed near small... Read more
27 May 2011
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Tweet BEN GUERDEN, Tunisia —Tensions are rising near the Tunisian-Libyan border in the Choucha camp, which serves as a temporry home for more than 3,500 refugees from a third country.  Some are in transit waiting to... Read more
31 March 2011
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CHOUCHA CAMP, Southern Tunisia -- “My father died when I was three years old. Armed bandits killed him one evening as he was coming home. Every night I remember this scene before falling asleep,” says Mariam Ibrahim, a... Read more