Actual and preconceived threats against Syrian female refugees in Jordan are further constraining their movement and increasing their isolation and access to aid. More
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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Strengthening the Jordanian justice sector’s response to cases of violence against women
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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