Tunisia

tunisia

In Tunisia, the 2011 revolution that inspired the Arab Spring overthrew a government that did not respect basic human rights and political rights, paving the way for the country’s first free elections. Currently, religious and secular forces jockey for power within the democratic system, and Tunisian society is polarized by heated debates over its future. In this period of change marked by new freedoms and new conflicts, the country has made impressive progress in protecting representation and rights for women. Our team in Tunisia supports efforts to address their country’s conflicts constructively. We are assisting in the growth of Tunisia’s young democracy through a leadership development program for youth and through the training of media organizations.

world ranking

#1 is most peaceful, equal, and democratic

peace

#64

out of
163 countries

gender equality

#127

out of
145 countries

democracy

#57

out of
167 countries

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Women’s Dialogue Project - Women’s rights in Tunisia are a major source of political conflict, drawing passionate responses from religious conservatives, hardliners, and secularists alike. Because of these tensions, organizations that work for women’s rights rarely interact, despite similar goals and broad areas of common ground. When these groups do interact, they […]

latest projects

A Bottom-up Approach to Countering Violent Extremism - This project aims at increasing the resilience of Tunisian communities to extremist violence.
Preventing Violent Extremism Through Comic Books - Our comic book Youmiyyat Daly helps share positive values of tolerance and understanding among Tunisian youth.
Deradicalization in Tunisian Prisons - We are leading a pilot initiative to address the radicalization and recruitment into violent extremist groups of Tunisian prisoners.

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Search for Common Ground Tunisia
15, rue Khalifa Ben Jeddou
Manar 3, 7018
Tunis 2092, Tunisia
+216 71 888 949

Country Director
Hilde Deman
Email: hdeman@sfcg.org

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