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The committee of vigilance for democracy in Tunisia (CDVT)

Member since 25.07.2017



Mission and objectives

Created in 2011, the CDVT aims to defend and promote democracy in its three fundamental aspects: politics; Economic and Social. To do this, the committee intends to: Work for the development of democracy and for the improvement of peoples' rights and living conditions; Defend strong public services capable of promoting equality between citizens through access to education, health and public transport; Encourage a strong political responsibility to collectively ensure social risks (old age, sickness, unemployment, ...); Promote popular education.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

Organization of a conference on the struggle of Arab women in general and in Tunisia in particular; Cqlling, in collaboration with French-Tunisian associations, the various actors of civil society in Africa, for the abolition of Article 227 bis of the Tunisian Penal Code which allows the rapist to escape prosecution by marrying his victim. This law was revoked in February 2017 thanks to the mobilization of civil society; Screening of the film "THALA my love" which describes the Tunisian revolution through the struggle of Tunisian women in rural areas; Participation in the European demonstration for the right to abortion in Brussels.

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Civil and political rights
Culture / Sports / Leasure
Education / Professional training

Target group(s)

Immigrant and refugee women, Students and researchers, Victims of violence

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Tunis, 4031 ,Belgium
Telephone : 0032497211901
Adress email :
Website :

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

Office for Gender Equality
Racha Ramadan
Europeans Without Borders
Tunisian National League of Policewomen
Association Entrelles Entrepreneures Marrakech-Safi
Mother's School Association
Union de l'Action Feministe (UAF)
Children of Female Prisoners Association
Genre Culture Diversité et Développement (GCDD)
Institute for gender equality
Arab Institute for Human Rights
Tunisian Association for Cultural Action
Social Association  Active Woman  of the Tizi-Ouzou Wilaya
Kayan Masr foundation for Development, Training & Community Participation Support
MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights
Safadi Foundation
League of Female Executives of the National Union of Tunisian Women
Femme Action - Woman Action (A.F.A - A.W.A)
Cyprus University
ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality
Amal Association for the family and the child
The committee of vigilance for democracy in Tunisia (CDVT)
Jiwar Creation & Society
Assocaition des Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises du Maroc (AFEM)
Nelly Jazra
RIHAN ASSOCIATION for Youth and Development
Orbital Endowment Fund
Trajectories for Peace and Development
Monia Braham
Jordan Forum for Business and Professional Women
Syria Algad Relief Foundation
Saba Hamlet for Gender Equality
Faculty of Humanities-Martil, Abdelmalek Essaâdi University
Portuguese Association of Women in Legal Careers
Association Femme et Citoyenneté
Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)

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