Women's Day is a public holiday in Tunisia, and it is observed on August 13 each year. The holiday commemorates the anniversary when the Code of Personal Status was adopted in Tunisia in 1956.
The Code of Personal Status is a series of Tunisian laws trying to ensure equal rights for men and women in several areas. The Code was adopted on August 13, 1956 by Habib Bourguiba, who was the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tunisia at that time and became the President of the Republic of Tunisia after.
The Code came into effect on January 1, 1957, which had women have equal rights as men in the society by emphasizing that all males and females are equal before the law without any discrimination. The most notable laws in the Code include the abolishment of polygamy, the minimum marriage ages for men and women, and the judicial procedure for divorce.
The following is the list of Republic Day in Tunisia from 2022 to 2026.
|Women's Day||Aug 13, 2022||Saturday|
|Women's Day||Aug 13, 2023||Sunday|
|Women's Day||Aug 13, 2024||Tuesday|
|Women's Day||Aug 13, 2025||Wednesday|
|Women's Day||Aug 13, 2026||Thursday|
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