Jamila Habbechi, 55, in the kitchen of her home. Her son Abdelkader Tbarki, 24, suffers from sickle cell disease. Consanguineous marriages are one reason for the relatively high incidence of sickle cell disease in Tunisia. Jamila Habbechi explains that hers was an arranged marriage, to her cousin.

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Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures
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Tunis
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Tunisia
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
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