The 13th of August is a Tunisian public holiday yclept Women’s Day. It celebrates the issuing of the Code of Personal Status (CPS) in 1956, which ameliorated the status of Tunisian woman in the society. Nonetheless, it was not until 1957 that CPS was implemented.
Islam is a monotheistic Abrahamic religion originated in the Arabian Peninsula 1400 years ago, and spread rapidly to form a majority of the population in the Middle East and many Asian and African countries. Islam now is followed by more than a billion people, making it the second largest religion in the world.