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 11 - 20 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Goods and fuel transport sector workers start a three-day-long strike to demand their labour rights Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunisia January 6, 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
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
The Workers' Party stages a sit-in outside the Municipal theatre in Sfax to demand the fall of the current corrupted system Political Party Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) N/A Tunisia January 16, 2022
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
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
Students boycott exams in several universities to denounce their university administrations' refusal to extend the review period by another week Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice Civil disobedience Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunisia January 3, 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
Teachers strike all over Tunisia to protest against the assault of a teacher and to demand the authorities to take the appropriate measures Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Demonstration, Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia November 9, 2021
Primary and secondary education teachers demonstrate for two hours in solidarity with a professor being tried today in a case brought against her by the family of a student Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunisia November 26, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart