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Lisa Bryant
September 27, 2012 3:35 PM
For decades, women in Tunisia have enjoyed some of the most far-reaching rights in the Arab world. But a clause in Tunisia's draft constitution describing women as complementary - not equal - to men has sparked uproar and concerns over women's rights. For VOA, Lisa Bryant takes a look at the controversy from Tunis.

Tunisian Women Fear Curbs to Rights

Lisa Bryant

Published September 27, 2012

For decades, women in Tunisia have enjoyed some of the most far-reaching rights in the Arab world. But a clause in Tunisia's draft constitution describing women as complementary - not equal - to men has sparked uproar and concerns over women's rights. For VOA, Lisa Bryant takes a look at the controversy from Tunis.


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