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Voiceless, How Language Defined my Homecoming

Voiceless, How Language Defined my Homecoming

Walking through the streets of Tunisia no one looked at me weird, like a tourist or like I didn’t belong. Instead, I looked just like them. I was from here, after all. I am Tunisian. Well, that confidence in belonging soon wavered.

Tunisia, The Arab Woman’s Country: Where Women Have Gone and Where They Have Yet To Go

Tunisia, The Arab Woman’s Country: Where Women Have Gone and Where They Have Yet To Go

Stereotypically, when people think of an Arab, or better yet Muslim woman – the first misconceptions are that she has no rights and little choice in her life. In Tunisia, most of these misconceptions are false. That’s right, Tunisian women are viewed, by law, as equal to men. However, there are two types of laws in Tunisia.…