Saoussen Ben Cheikh works for Internews, a media development organisation. She is a project director in a Closed States program supporting freedom of expression in the most challenging contexts of conflict, poverty and repression. She is currently overseeing a wide range of activities with local media and civil society focusing on development, peace building, gender and youth participation.
Saoussen was prior a PhD researcher on State and Conflict in the MENA region in the University of Nice (France).
Latest posts by Saoussen Ben Cheikh from July, 2020
COVID-19 accelerated digitalization in Tunisia like no previous government could achieve, gaining more digital momentum in a single month than it had in prior decades due to corruption and inaction.
The pandemic disrupted FGM prevention measures in the Middle East, where the practice is widely underreported.