This week, the second edition of the Cafe Talk competition will start off, with the participation of 10 teams representing 10 states: Kasserine, Gafsa, Sousse, Monastir, Nabeul, Tunisia, Ariana, Sfax, Gabes and Medenine, and will last for 3 months June, July and August 2017.
What is new in this edition is the partnership signed between IIDebate and the Tunivisions Foundation, which will allow the Tunivisions clubs in the respective states to participate exclusively in this edition
As for the theme of the second edition of the Cafe Talk competition, it will be about the phenomenon of “violence against women” in Tunisia due to the spread of this fact in our society and the failure of all parties to find solutions for the protection of women. So iiDebate and Café Talk team has choosen this phenomenon to be the topic of the second edition of the competition in order to come up with simple and realistic solutions where the 10 teams will organize 5 cafe talks each on the following topics:
–Women in the political scene between absent and marginalized
– Rural women between marginalization and discrimination
– Violence against women inside the family
– Role of legislators and civil society in reducing violence against women
– Women victims of sexual harassment in Public transportation
Then the teams will come up with project ideas that represent their own solutions to the problem of “violence against women” in Tunisia and compete with the rest of the teams to win the prize money to finance their project.
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