EU welcomes Tunisian law on violence against women

July 31, 2017
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The EU has welcomed the adoption by the Tunisian Parliament of the law against violence against women, describing it as “a major step in the process of democratic transition by unanimously adopting an ambitious law against violence against women”.

A statement said: “This long-awaited text is a crucial new step towards full respect for human rights and equal opportunities for men and women. It reflects the implementation of the Tunisian Constitution and respect for Tunisia’s international commitments to respect and promote human rights.”

The statement added that the EU fully supported this process and remained committed to support the Tunisian people in the effective implementation of the law.


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Press release

EU Delegation Tunisia

Countries covered:

  • Tunisia