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About Maaike Voorhoeve

Maaike Voorhoeve specializes in the socio-legal study of the 'Arab uprisings', focusing on Tunisia. She completed a PhD on Tunisian judicial practices at the University of Amsterdam, followed by a post doc at Harvard Law School. She is currently a fellow at the Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin. Maaike's interests include constitutionalism, transitional justice, gender and sexuality.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Women’s rights in the new Tunisian constitution

The constitution was voted in during a period when belief in the status quo changing had lost all traction. Due to the security situation, public opinion was dominated by fear. As such, Tunisia's transition will have to take place on a different level, namely in the field of legislation and legal practice.

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