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Tunisia’s youngest minister has a vision and is ready to lead. Middle East Eye met with Sayida Ounissi, Minister of Vocational Training and Employment in Tunisia, who reflects upon her position, the changing face of Ennahda and being a young woman in politics.
Jordan is set to open a shelter for women at risk of falling victim to family-linked “honour crimes” by the end of the year. Around 20 women are murdered annually in Jordan for reasons related to “family honor”, with rights groups expressing anger at its continued prominence.
Azza Soliman, the founder of the Centre for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA), has allegedly been arrested in Egypt. She was taken from her house by security forces and spirited away to a Cairo police station.