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Women's access to basic services in Irbid and Zarqa Governorates (Report)

Sunday, April 30, 2017

This study aims to increase the understanding of the impact of the crisis on women’s access to basic services. Between April and May 2016, UN Women and REACH, with the support of the Government of Japan, undertook an assessment of women’s access to such services, while also looking at their quality. The first study of its kind in Jordan, its main objective is to highlight the need for gender responsive basic services and the impact changes in services have on the lives of... More

Women's Access to Basic Services in Irbid and Zarqa Governorates (Brief)

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The influx of Syrians in Jordan since the beginning of the Syrian crisis has resulted in increasingly scarce resources, overburdened infrastructure, and growing competition for livelihoods. Currently, development and humanitarian stakeholders have little access to data on how women and girls are impacted by these challenges. More

Jordanian And Syrian Refugee Women's Labour Force Participation and Attitudes Towards Employment (Report)

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan hosts 1.4m Syrians, of which 656,198 are registered with UNHCR as refugees as of August 2016, the majority of whom have found refuge in host communities across Jordan, rather than official refugee camps. In host communities, the consequences of such a protracted displacement situation are considerable and have posed challenges for both Syrian refugees and Jordanian hosts. Coping with fluctuating levels of humanitarian assistance, exhausted savings and limited access to legal livelihood opportunities Syrian refugees have been struggling to provide for themselves and their families. Meanwhile, Jordanian host communities have been coping with the consequences of a population increase and resulting intensification of competition over scarce resources and livelihoods opportunities, which have made it increasingly difficult for vulnerable Jordanians to make ends meet. More

Women Working: Jordanian and Syrian Refugee Women's Labour Force (Brief)

Sunday, March 12, 2017

In February 2016, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, along with a number of international donors, launched the “Jordan Compact” as part of the international community’s response to the ongoing Syria crisis. Central to this political commitment is supporting the resilience and welfare of both Syrian refugees and Jordanian hosts; promising legal access to livelihoods for Syrian refugees; and expanding employment opportunities for both Syrian refugees and Jordanian host... More

A National Dialogue on UNSCR 1325 - Women, Peace, and Security in Jordan: A Resolution in Action (Synthesis Report)

Monday, August 15, 2016

The Government of Jordan has committed to accelerating the adoption of a National Action Plan (NAP) on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNCSR) 1325 passed in 2000 on women, peace and security (WPS) and subsequent resolutions. More

Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan (Technical Report)

Monday, July 25, 2016

Radicalization has become a growing concern in Jordan, which remains stable amidst regional tensions but is not immune to radicalization threats. Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan examines the gendered dimensions of radicalization and sheds light on women's and men's perceptions of extremism and its risks and causes in Jordan. This research will inform the development of Jordan's National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. More

The Economic Participation of Women in Poverty Pockets in the Mafraq Governorate, Jordan (Assessment Study)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Economic Participation of Women in Poverty Pockets in the Mafraq Governorate, Jordan (Assessment Study) More

UNSC resolution 1325 Global Report

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

تمثل الدراسة العالمية بشأن تنفيذ القرار 1325 جزءًا هامًا من جدول أعمال الأمم المتحدة العالمي للتغيير من أجل خدمة أكثر الأشخاص تعرضًا للخطر في العالم على نحوٍ أفضل. طبقًا لما ذكره الفريق المستقل رفيع المستوى المعني بعمليات السلام للأمم المتحدة، وفريق الخبراء الاستشاري في استعراض عام 2015 لهيكل الأمم المتحدة لبناء السلام، فإن التغييرات في النزاع قد تفوق سرعتها قدرة عمليات السلام للأمم المتحدة على الاستجابةبفعالية. ويجب أن تشمل أية إصلاحات المساواة بين الجنسين وقيادة النساء كمكوِّنات مركزية. More

Restoring dignity and building resilience (Technical Report)

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Deemed “the great tragedy of this century” by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees1, the Syria crisis is now extending into its fifth year. Since the outbreak of the conflict in 2011, more than 7.6 million Syrians have become displaced internally and over 4.1 million have fled to neighbouring countries. More

Strengthening the Jordanian justice sector’s response to cases of violence against women

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Strengthening the Jordanian justice sector’s response to cases of violence against women More

Status of Women’s Participation in Jordan’s Trade union and Professional Association (Policy Paper)

Sunday, February 14, 2016

The purpose of this policy paper is to understand the current status of women’s representation and participation in trade unions and professional associations in Jordan, and to identify challenges and opportunities for their engagement, particularly in decision-making positions. More

Progress of the world’s women 2015-2016

Sunday, May 3, 2015

This Report reflects on the ‘progress of the world’s women’ at a critical moment, 20 years after the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing set out an ambitious agenda to advance gender equality. As the global community is defining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the post-2015 era, it takes stock and draws lessons from policy experiences around the world to chart a forward-looking agenda for action. More

Jordan Position Paper on the Beijing+20 review and appraisal process (Technical Report)

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Position Paper captures the outcomes of a comprehensive national consultation process supported by a dedicated UN joint programme titiled ‘Realizing Beijing+20 in Jordan: Women in Action!’, launched on 22 May 2014 with a message from Her Royal Highness Princess Basma bint Talal. More

Jordan‘s sixth national periodic report to the CEDAW committee (Report)

Thursday, January 1, 2015

The sixth official periodic report of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been prepared for submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in fulfilment of international commitments and pursuant to the provisions of article 18 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). More

Jordanian women in the ICT space

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The overall objective of this study is to evaluate and shed light on the status of women in the ICT sector in Jordan as part of ensuring gender equality and women empowerment in the economic sector. A number of factors have been examined, including the quality and availability of education and training, and how well the educational system equips students with the needed skills; employment and entrepreneurship reality among women, and the challenges faced that hinder their effective participation in the workforce; and the challenges that women face in the ICT workplace. More

Gender-based violence and child protection among Syrian refugees in Jordan, with a focus on early marriage: Inter-agency assessment

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Since March 2011, the internal armed conflict in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people within Syria and forced another 1.5 million to seek refuge in neighboring countries. As of May 2013, Jordan hosts more than 470,000 Syrian refugees, a number that has increased exponentially during the first three months of 2013 as the conflict has intensified and expanded to major cities throughout Syria. More

Beyond the camps: Impact of the Syrian refugee influx on Jordanian host communities

Monday, July 21, 2014

With a projected 80% of the Syrian refugees living outside camps by the end of 2014, the increasing pressure on limited resources in the ‘poverty pockets’ of northern Jordan is likely to heighten tensions between host communities and refugees if programs are not implemented to solve some of the immediate needs across sectors. One priority concern expressed by many participants in the northern regions is a dramatic increase in the cost of basic commodities such as food, rent, clothing and fuel. This is perceived as a direct consequence of the Syrian refugee crisis. Some families reported finding it difficult to provide their children with sufficient meals. More

Training manual on gaining support and advocacy for women's rights in CEDAW

Monday, July 21, 2014

قامت الهيئه بتطوير مشروع مشترك تحت عنوان «تمكين الشباب لتعزيز حقوق المرأه من خلال التطوع » بالتعاون مع برنامج الامم المتحده للمتطوعين، بهدف تمكين المتطوعين الشباب من كلا الجنسين للدفاع عن حقوق المرأه. ياتي اصدار هذا الدليل كأحد ثمرات التعاون بين هيئة الامم المتحده للمرأه والصندوق الاردني الهاشمي للتنميه البشريه ممثلًا بمعهد الملكه زين الشرف التنموي كأحد مخرجات مشروع «تمكين الشباب لتعزيز حقوق المرأه من خلال التطوع .» يقوم الدليل على مجموعة من المبادئ والأسس القائمة على الواقعية، والتشاركية، والشموليه، والتراكمية، ومراعاة الثقافة المحليه، ومراعاة النوع الإجتماعي والبساطة وسهولة التطبيق More

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