Tunisian Forum For Economic And Social Rights (FTDES)

The Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES by its French acronym), is a non-governmental, non-partisan, organization operating independently from any political or religious institutions. The FTDES was established in 2011 to defend peoples’ economic and social rights at the national and international levels. It works on several themes including labor rights, women’s rights, environmental rights, migrants’ rights, and social movements via an elaborate organizational scheme based on departmental coordination, advocacy, fieldwork, and research. The FTDES is member of various international networks. It has a central office in Tunis (HQ), local branches in three governorates, and members and partners in all regions of Tunisia.