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
Dozens of mothers whose children went missing after irregular migration trips across the sea to Italy since 2011 held a protest outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tunis to demand disclosing the fate of their sons. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Support of a cause, Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia August 17, 2021
Health workers stage a sit-in outside the Health Ministry to protest the government’s inaction on promised aid to the sector Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Healthcare workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia December 16, 2021
Citizens and members of Parliament stage a sit-in outside the Military Court in Tunis to denounce the comparution of civilians in the military court and to demand the release of MPs Nidhal Saoudi and Seif Eddine Makhlouf Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia December 31, 2021
Workers of the "Ben Bashir" sugar factory stage a sit-in in front of the factory and blocked the roads demanding the payment of their wages. Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia January 8, 2023
Migrants coming from African countries stage a sit-in in front of the International Organisation for Migration to demand their return to their countries of origin Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia September 4, 2022
Female workers in the agricultural sector stage a sit-in outside the municipal theater in Tunis to demand to put an end to their socioeconomic marginalisation and to demand same salaries as male workers Workers group: Agriculture workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia October 3, 2022
Temporary and contract healthcare workers stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Health to demand full-time positions and better working conditions Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Healthcare workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia June 30, 2022
A protest was held by civil society organisations denouncing garbage shipment from Italy CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia April 1, 2021
Protesters from different regions of the country marched in Tunis on Saturday under the National Salvation Front's request, denouncing deteriorating social & economic conditions and asking the President to step down. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure March Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) N/A Tunis Tunisia October 15, 2022
The "National Campaign for the Support of Social Struggles" held a march with the family of martyr Ahmed bin Amara Campaign Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly March Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia June 12, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart