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Setback for Tunisia's #MeToo movement as new MP gets immunity

13 Nov 2019

TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Tunisian politician accused of sexual harassment gained legal immunity on Wednesday when he was sworn in as a new member of the national parliament, in a setback for the country's burgeoning #MeToo movement.

Thirsty crops, leaky infrastructure drive Tunisia's water crisis

01 Nov 2019

KAIROUAN, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - If pushed to sacrifice showering, cooking, drinking or raising his chickens, Tunisian farmer Saeed Barhoumi said he would first forgo showering. It is a decision that he and his family frequently face.

FEATURE-Thirsty crops, leaky infrastructure drive Tunisia's water crisis

01 Nov 2019

KAIROUAN, Tunisia, Nov 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - If pushed to sacrifice showering, cooking, drinking or raising his chickens, Tunisian farmer Saeed Barhoumi said he would first forgo showering. It is a decision that he and his family frequently face.

Battle of Carthage: Tunisia demolishes homes to protect ancient site

14 Aug 2019

CARTHAGE, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Saber Sessi was working the night shift at a municipality vehicle depot in Carthage, Tunisia, when he signed off on five bulldozers in the early hours of July 9.

FEATURE-Battle of Carthage: Tunisia demolishes homes to protect ancient site

14 Aug 2019

CARTHAGE, Tunisia, Aug 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S aber Sessi was working the night shift at a municipality vehicle depot in Carthage, Tunisia, when he signed off on five bulldozers in the early hours of July 9.

As garbage piles up in Tunisian cities, waste pickers demand recognition

01 Aug 2019

TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the early hours of a Sunday morning, before the city of Tunis wakes up and the sun becomes unbearably hot, Raouf Hayetlili and his neighbor Noureddine Tayara are already pulling trailers of plastic up a hill.

'Everything is stolen from us': Tunisians fight to preserve cultural heritage

19 Jun 2019

FOUSSANA, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing near the shrine of the Sufi saint Sidi Boughanem in western Tunisia, Karim points to the earth below his feet.

FEATURE-'Everything is stolen from us': Tunisians fight to preserve cultural heritage

19 Jun 2019

FOUSSANA, Tunisia, June 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S tanding near the shrine of the Sufi saint Sidi Boughanem in western Tunisia, Karim points to the earth below his feet.

No secret safe in age of AI, says French digital envoy

13 Jun 2019

TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Be it illness or an affair, your secret may no longer be safe as artificial intelligence gives government and business the power to crawl over personal data, France's digital envoy said on Thursday.

'Get land from your husbands': Tunisia divided over equal inheritance for women

08 Mar 2019

KASSERINE, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Souad Gharsalli lives in a rented flat in the center of Kasserine, in western Tunisia, baking and selling artisanal bread to make money. But she should be growing olive trees for a living, she says.

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