Gender Analysis in Medenine - Tunisia
This study is part of the CA programme “Improving gender-mainstreaming within local public policies” in the cities of Béja and Médenine, in partnership with Aswat Nissa Cities and Heinrich-Boll Stiftung. It analyzes the process of gender mainstreaming in local policies by presenting the results of two surveys conducted among citizens and local elected officials in Médenine and identifying measures to reduce gender disparities within the city of Médenine.
- Division of labor: Women are monopolized by household tasks, up to 55.53% and have little free time.
- Freedom of movement: 76.7% of women respondents need an authorization from a man to carry out trips outside the home.
- Equal pay: the pay gap between women and men oscillates between 20% and 41% in formal and informal sectors.
- Domestic violence: 5.2% of women and 14% of men find that a man is entitled to use domestic violence.
- According to all the elected officials interviewed, the municipal development plan does not integrate the gender approach and does not present data disaggregated by sex.