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 721 - 730 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Employees of the National Health Insurance Fund in El Menzah strike and demonstrate to demand a better insurance, work clothes and a new job classification system Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia November 8, 2021
Demonstrators gather outside the Municipal Theatre in Tunis to condemn the obligation to be vaccinated Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia November 20, 2021
The women's office of the UGTT and human rights organisations stage a sit-in in front of the municipal theater in the capital in support of women's rights and freedoms, and against the 25 July referendum and the recent defaming of female judges Workers group: Union / Syndicate, CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Gender equality and inclusion Sit-in Protest of a public statement / Public representation N/A Tunis Tunisia June 10, 2022
Civil society actors, human rights defenders, politicians and ordinary citizens rallied in front of the Municipal Theater in Tunis to call for the deposition of President Saied and the cancellation of the "coup" to "defend democracy and the Constitution" Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia September 26, 2021
Protesters stage a sit-in to denounce the harassment, prosecution and arrest of non-fasters and to demand to open coffees and restaurants during Ramadan Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia April 26, 2022
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
Protesters stage a sit-in outside the Embassy of Qatar to demand the release of a Tunisian national Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice, Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia March 3, 2022
Unionized workers at public banks and financial institutions hold two-day strike Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia July 5, 2021
Dozens of women supporting gender equality movements take part in a "Gender Dynamic" march from Ibn Khaldun Square to Habib Bourguiba Avenue to protest against violence to women in society CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Gender equality and inclusion March Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia December 10, 2021
Supporters of President Saied organised a solidarity protest in Tunis Collective / Informal group Other Demonstration Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Tunis Tunisia September 18, 2021


Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart