Afef Kouass

Jurist and researcher, I obtained my doctorate at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Tunis, my research focuses on classic international maritime rights and the new requirements linked to the increase of maritime crimes. I also worked as an enumerator with the Handicap International organization

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities : Abundance of legislation and lack of effectiveness

While Tunisia ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, following which the local legal arsenal only knew a simple amendment which did not correspond to the content of the convention, the rights of persons with disabilities remained confined to the media fanfare and political propaganda to which one resorts in case of need.

By Afef Kouass | 1 September 2021