Social Protection in Tunisia: Genesis and Extension to Informal Workers
Keywords:Contributory insurance schemes, Informal workers, MENA region, Risk coverage, Social assistance, Social protection.
Since Tunisia’s independence, social protection has been a priority because it is the key to eradicating poverty and improving health and education
indicators.The article is supported by statistics that give a clear picture of Tunisia’s position in relation to other countries of the MENA region in
different areas of social coverage.