Women and inheritance in Tunisia, the failure of a reform


Akram Belkaïd, translated by Charles Goulden for The middle east online, on 5 August 2019, first published in: “Le Monde diplomatitque”, N°785 – août 2019, p.10-11.
Bill for gender equality in inheritance has “vanished into the limbo of parliamentary debate”

Women in Tunisia have greater equality than women elsewhere in the Arab world, except in inheritance. They still mostly only get the Quranic entitlement of half their brothers’ shares.
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