The Tunisian revolution has provided a unique opportunity for citizens to claim their rights and for civil society to have its voice heard. This is also true for both individuals and organizations of people with disabilities.
“It is not enough for the state to change the rights or to put in place new rights without doing a great job of raising awareness and changing practices and culture. It must start with the school, the family, in the street.” Civil society engagement is necessary to ensure that legal gains become realities in society and in the daily lives of women.
"The young people we met on board were afraid to be included with young people without disabilities. For them, the eyes of others are difficult … It was important not to differentiate between the rights of young people with and without disabilities. Rights are for everyone."