Mapping of Collective Actions in Tunisia
Publication Date: 2019
The mapping of collective actions in Tunisia tracks mobilisations by groups of people whose goal is to achieve a common objective.
Each mapped collective action is based on a typology devised by the Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action.
The objective of this database is to explore collective actions by providing accurate data and relevant information on mobilisations happening in the country.
Explore the interactive charts below the table.
Data collection for this mapping is done by the CeSSRA team.
Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the CeSSRA team.
Period covered by data collection: December 23rd, 2019 - till present.
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|An open sit-in in Al-Hawaidiyah was held demanding the closure of the stones gravel causing the pollution of the water||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al-Hawaidiyah (Tabaraka governorate)||Tunisia||December 23, 2019|
|A demonstration was held in Tabarka demanding the improvement in catastrophic working conditions||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tabarka governorate||Tunisia||February 15, 2020|
|A demonstration was held in Tunis calling for the adoption of a law which guarantees jobs for long-term unemployed diploma holders||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||March||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||June 18, 2020|
|A demonstration was held in Tatatouine calling for state investment and employment||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in, Road blockade||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||Repression, Bargaining||Tataouine||Tunisia||June 21, 2020|
|An open sit-in was held by the "Union of Unemployed PhD Graduates" calling for the improvement and valorization of their employment status||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Corporate grievances||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Tunis||Tunisia||June 29, 2020|
|The residents of Oulad Nasr, a village in Kairouane governorate, blocked National Road Number 3, demanding access to clean and fresh water||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Oulad Nasr||Tunisia||August 10, 2020|
|LGBT activists and CSO in Tunisia protested, amidst hundreds of other demonstrators, against a draft law that would grant security forces legal immunity from prosecution for the use of force||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||October 6, 2020|
|Crédif held an online awareness-raising campaign on cyber-violence against women||Campaign||Corporate grievances||Online campaign||Support of a cause||N/A||Online||Tunisia||October 19, 2020|
|Healthcare staff held a demonstration demanding urgent reforms in the healthcare sector, and calling on the government to commit to immediately fixing basic facilities in public hospitals.||Workers group: Healthcare workers||Corporate grievances||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||December 8, 2020|
|A demonstration was held by site-workers in response to an agreement reached by the government and the UGTT to resolve their precarious conditions||Workers group: Unemployed||Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||December 9, 2020|