How to not get a job in Tunisia
Young Tunisians sitting on the steps outside Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis. (AFP/file)
Infographic on youth (un)employment in Tunisia
Tunisia, often portrayed as the region's democratic success story and the birthplace of the Arab Spring, continues to struggle economically four years after the revolution. It is especially the country's youth, a driving force behind the uprising, that feel disillusioned as many struggle to find a job. Your Middle East's Christine Petré takes a look at some of the figures behind the development.
Source: Your Middle East
A conference in Cairo
Under Egypt's authoritarian Sisi government, the state's fingers are reaching into many areas of public and private life. Muftah looks at how that is playing out for academics and how even normal scholarly practices are arenas in which you have to navigate the stipulations of the state.
Egypt launches first anti-harassment TV ad
HarrassMap – a volunteer-based initiative aiming to tackle sexual harassment in Egypt – has launched the country’s first anti-sexual harassment campaign to be aired on television and radio. The media campaign – “Harrasser = Criminal” – spreads awareness about the law criminalising sexual harassment, which was introduced last year, and encourages people from all social groups to take action against Egypt’s harassment epidemic.
Source: Egyptian Streets