Economy / Employment - Tunisia

Female workers at the agricultural sector: forgotten and marginalized

18.01.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

This extensive article discusses the situation of female farmers in Tunisia where women represent 92% of the agricultural labour force, according to the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture. The article particularly focuses on the exploitation of female farmers, low wages and working conditions that sometimes pose a threat to women, as well as the low representation of women in decision-making positions in the agricultural sector.


  • Type of publication : Article
  • Author : Reem Swoudi, Anwar Qallala, Ammar Moyehiby, Ibn Al wattan Al Qabli, Adel Awnli, Almounssef Al Ajroudi, Youssef Amin , Mamymun Al Tunsi
  • Publishing house : Assabah
  • Publication date : 2015
  • Number of pages : 12
  • Language : Arabic


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