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USAID’s DEMT Mobilizes Rural Women for Tunisia’s Municipal Elections

Women in Tunisia, particularly rural women, face a number of challenges to civic and political participation. According to the National Institute of Statistics, 65 percent of Tunisian women living in rural areas drop out of school at an early age, contributing to an illiteracy rate of over 30 percent within this population. Illiteracy, along with ...
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USAID Supports Tunisian Fashion Industry Through Digital Marketing

Abaya – a robe-like dress worn by some Muslim women – is typically imported by Tunisia from the Middle East. While researching online, Sabrine Hammami realized that she could match the price of these suppliers but offer better quality and customized designs. Through paid advertising on social media, Sabrine was already raising awareness of her ...
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USAID Promotes Environment Friendly Businesses: Cement Tiles Success Story

Mariem Ben Abid founded Suddart in 2016. Her company produces environmentally friendly cement tiles for home decoration. Tiles are handmade, one at a time and filled with mineral color pigments and intricate patterns. They are produced in an environmentally friendly process, emphasizing recycling and low waste. This 100% women-operated company strives to develop a sense ...
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Mashrou3i Celebrates Tunisia’s National Women’s Day with Special Feature on TV Show El Pitch

Mashrou3i Celebrates Tunisia’s National Women’s Day with Special Feature on TV Show El Pitch Lights, camera, pitch! Sunday 11th August, 9pm (UTC+1), El Hiwar Ettounsi – Tunisia Five Tunisian business women go head to head for the chance to win 30,000 TND in this special edition of El Pitch, sponsored by Mashrou3i. The new pitching ...
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