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Aswat Nissa

Member since 27.07.2017



Mission and objectives

Aswat Nissa is a Tunisian non-governmental organization. Established in 2011, it is independent of any political influence. Inclusive, it advocates the integration of the gender approach in public policies by encouraging Tunisian women to voice their voices and take their rightful place in public and political life. The mission of Aswat Nissa is divided into four main areas: Fight against all forms of discrimination based on gender; to work for the promotion of an egalitarian culture; encourage the participation of women in political life through the consolidation of their skills and support for their leadership; advocate for the integration of gender approach in public policies.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

Non-partisan association advocating gender mainstreaming in public policy:
• 6 female political academy promotions to accompany female politicians (18-35 years old) who will run for municipal elections to make them equality activists in their municipalities and political parties.
• 165 women from 11 political parties were trained.
• 2 advocacy campaigns to achieve horizontal and vertical parity on the electoral lists of political parties.
• Women, Peace and Security to facilitate an inclusive dialogue between civil society and parliament (with MPs) to adopt a NAP reflecting the perspectives of Tunisian women
• 4 political fairs and more than 8 awareness campaigns.

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Civil and political rights
Types of Violence

Target group(s)

Other, Youth (under 25), Other

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : 3, rue Bassora, 1002 Lafayette, 1001 ,Tunisia
Telephone : 0021655809834
Adress email :
Website :

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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Tunisian Mediterranean Center - TUMED
Ramzi Nouisser
National Association for Youth Exchange
Nisreen Alami
Jerusalem Center for Women
Kasdi Merbah Ouragla University
European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
Donia for Sutsainable Development
Youth Capacities Development Association-Biskra (YCDB)
Association Voix d'Ève (AVE)
Union de l'Action Feministe (UAF)
Traditional Women Association for Development
Humanity Diaspo
Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)
Yaich Elarbi
Portuguese Association of Women in Legal Careers
El Watan
Women & Cinema
Bremen University
Maysa Hajjaj
The Libyan Network to Support and Empower Women
Mediterraneo Sociale
Association Tahadi pour l'Environnement
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
Bidaya Association
Daem for Media
Soumia Boutkhil
2 RIVES TV (Lyon TV Cable)
Forum de Femmes Méditerranée (FFM)
Jbail- Byblos Municipality

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