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• Tunisia missing an estimated 100,000 women due to preference for male children.

• Source, destination, and possible transit country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking.

• Domestic violence was considered a serious problem.



• National Union of Tunisian Women operated a center to assist women and children


Sources: Stephan Klasen and Claudia Wink, University of Munich: A Turning Point in Gender Bias in Mortality? (2001); U.S. Department of State 2010 Human Rights Report, U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2011