Agriculture is the only economic sector that did not enter into recession in 2020. This is partly thanks to the work of vulnerable rural women. Their demands for safe means of transport to and from work, as well as equal pay, social security, health insurance, and decent and secure working conditions, have not yet been met despite the efforts of civil society. The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated the hardship of female agricultural workers while proving their centrality for Tunisia’s food security.
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