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Political-Social Movements: Community Based: Tunisia
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On 24 January 2014, the National Constitutional Assembly of Tunisia adopted a new Constitution; the voting was 200 in favor, 12 against, and 4 abstentions. The Constitution was drafted in two years by a Constitutional Assembly elected in October 2011, and was dominated by the Islamist party En Nahdha (the renaissance). The new Constitution entered into effect on 10 February 2014, and was the basis for the leg…

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Amel Mili, “Political-Social Movements: Community Based: Tunisia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002018>
First published online: 2015

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