Tunisia: Association Tunisienne des Femmes Démocrates – Tunisian Democratic Women Association (ATFD)

ATFD is one of the few genuinely independent feminist organizations in Tunisia, founded in 1989 by women who had already worked within feminist activism for years. ATFD works for women’s rights and gender equality within all spheres of society and through a rights based approach. ATFD established the first Tunisian counselling centre for women victims of violence, and later on the organization established the Feminist University of Ilhem Marzouki.