Tunisia Gets Ready to Give Women Inheritance Rights

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi marked Women's Day in Tunisia with a speech in which he pledged to refer a law introducing equal inheritance rights for men and women to parliament in the near future.

 

Currently, under the sharia or Islamic law as applied in Tunisia male heirs receive double the assets given to females of the same level of kinship, Deutsche Welle reports.



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