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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

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

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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