Tunisia's rocky path to democracy: Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of the revolution

Editor’s note: This article is part of our special series on the Arab Spring 10th anniversary. The rest of the series can be accessed on this regularly updated portal. Ten years into the Arab Spring, Tunisia is moving along a rocky path to democracy after advancing landmark social reforms since the 2011 revolution that toppled Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. A new progressive constitution adopted in 2014 guaranteed unprecedented human rights and individual freedoms for all groups, including laws to improve the status of women. But progress is still needed to fix the deep-rooted practices, customs and…

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