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.

Displaying 21 - 30 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Electricity- and gas-sector workers employed by the Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas start a two-day strike to demand payment of allowances, better working conditions and implementation of agreements Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia March 23, 2022
Employees at four fuel-distribution companies strike for 2 days to demand an increase in wages Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunisia April 15, 2022
56 detainees in Tunisian jails hunger strike to demand their release Other Injustice / Perceived injustice Hunger Strike Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunisia November 17, 2021
Teacher stage sit-ins nationwide to stand for their rights Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunisia December 28, 2021
Domestic gas distributors start a strike to demand the implementation of agreements and after negotiations between their syndicate and authorities in charge failed Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Tunisia March 21, 2022
Telecom companies end the open-ended strike they started mid-September after reaching an agreement that addresses some of their demands. Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Tunisia October 13, 2021
Members of the syndicate of the internal security forces stage sit-ins outside police stations nationwide to protest attempts to restrict the syndicate's activities and to demand the release of fellow members of the syndicate. Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Security / Military forces Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunisia August 31, 2022
Public sector employees who work for 159 state institutions and public companies hold a general strike under the umbrella of the UGTT to demand salary increases, implementation of agreed-upon agreements, and to reject privatisation Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia June 16, 2022
Doctors strike nationwide to demand reforms of their status and benefits. The strike is organised by the Union of Public Health Doctors Pharmacists and Dentists. Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Healthcare workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia January 25, 2022
Post offices employees start a three-day-long strike nationwide to demand their labour rights and better working conditions Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia January 18, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart