An effective presence of women
in the promotion of human resources
Achieving equal opportunities at all levels of education.
99% of six-year old girls go to school.
51.5% of students in primary and secondary education are girls.
56.4% of students in higher education are girls.
A constant improvement of women's health indicators : Increase of the percentage of prenatal medical examination to 92%; decrease of the rate of maternal death in childbirth to 45 per 100,000 childbirths; women's life expectancy at birth has increased to 75 years.
Women's sports have been developed.
Pursuant to a presidential decision, the State bears the costs of the affiliation of women sports associations and their sections in sports federations.
The number of women sports teams has increased to 39.
45 women are members of federal bureaus.
in the development field
The percentage of women among the active population has increased to 25%; not including women's activity in the informal sector.
The number of women heads of economic enterprises amounts to 10,000.
Nearly 39% of beneficiaries from national employment programs are women.
The percentage of women-projects studied and financed by the mechanisms of micro-project funding amounts to 40% of all the projects.
Women benefit from 80% of the projects financed by the fund created to promote the handicrafts sector.
Decrease of women's unemployment rate to 15.3%
A considerable presence in the health sector :
* Pharmacists : 72%
* Active cadres : 60%
* Researchers in laboratories : 35%
* Doctors : 42%
27% of judges
31% of lawyers
13.3% of the members of the High Magistracy Council
40% of higher education teachers
34.4% of journalists
Reinforcing rural women's position
Establishing a national plan for rural women's promotion.
Establishing a presidential award for rural women's promotion.
Establishing a national committee for rural women's promotion.
Establishing 23 regional committees for rural women's promotion.
Establishing women development groupings to reinforce rural women's income sources.
Establishing a pilot center for rural women's promotion in Ain Beya, Fernana.