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It has been two years since the popular uprising in Tunisia started with the hope of freedom, dignity, and democracy. This country that inspired other Arab countries for the “spring” blossom is still waiting to reach its real summer, of a solid democracy, a new constitution, and a fairly elected government that will stabilize the political turmoil. The role of women, alongside other actors of civil society, in the transition period had been crucial. Therefore, in order to understand the changing dynamics of women’s rights and liberties in Tunisia, this article will focus on the gender equality policies in the country, before and after the revolution, with specific references to the political context.
 
 
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Pelin Gönül Şahin
Pelin Gönül Şahin
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ takes up a myriad of issues that the Middle East is grappling with today: from protracted conflicts and the increasing complexity of proxy wars, to changing regional blocs and emerging powers. The Arab uprisings of 2011 remain an important fulcrum for the changing political landscape of the Middle East, and as many of our authors contend, the underlying problems and basic drivers...
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