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UN Women Director of Programmes visits UN Women Country Office

Monday, May 16, 2016

On 16 May 2016, the UN Women Director of Programmes, Ms. Maria Noel Vaeze - accompanied by the UN Women Regional Director for the Arab States, Mr. Mohammed Naciri - visited the UN Women Country Office for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. More

Italian and Jordanian MPs shares good practices on legislative reforms in the field of Violence Against Women

Monday, May 2, 2016

The Embassy of Italy to the Hashemite Kingdome of Jordan, in collaboration with UN Women, hosted an expert round table discussion on violence against women with a special focus on issues of honor killings and stalking while analyzing the effect of violent extremism on gender-based violence. More

UN Women promotes an art exhibition on women and social cohesion in cooperation with Darat al Funun

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

UN Women, in cooperation with Darat Al-Funun, contributed to the exhibition titled ‘Linear Transparency’, launched at the Darat Al Funun art gallery on April 23 and open to the public until 6 May 2016. More

More than 6,000 HeforShe Commitments submitted from Jordan

Friday, April 15, 2016

Jordan has already reached over 6,000 commitments on the HeForShe online platform. Through the campaigns that took place, more than 10,000 offline commitments have been also received and will be soon reflected on the online platform. More

Questionnaire on gender donors coordination meeting

Thursday, March 31, 2016

UN Women Jordan is conducting a questionnaire about the gender donors coordination meeting More

United Nations Secretary-General and World Bank Director visit UN Women's centre in Zaatari refugee camp

Sunday, March 27, 2016

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim visited Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp, accompanied by a delegation of senior UN officials. More

The Ambassador of Japan awards Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth taking part in the celebrates art project at UN Women’s Oasis in Za’atari refugee camp

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Ambassador of Japan awards Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth taking part in the celebrates art project at UN Women’s Oasis in Za’atari refugee camp More

UN Women's launches Training Workshop to Strengthen the Capacity of Social Worker to create "Safe Spaces" for Women in Host Communities

Sunday, March 20, 2016

UN Women Jordan launched a series of trainings in the Governorates of Irbid and Zarqa to build the capacity of local NGOs’ social workers to create safe spaces of psychological support for Jordanian and Syrian women and girls. More

The Amman stock exchange rings the bell for gender equality

Monday, March 14, 2016

On the 9th March 2016, the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) in partnership with UN Women Jordan, hosted the 2nd Annual Celebration of the "Ring Bell for Gender Equality” initiative. More

UN Women supports marginalized women to “Spring Forward” towards new economic empowerment milestones in Jordan’s rural areas

Sunday, March 13, 2016

To support women’s access to the economy and labour market, UN Women and JRF partnered with eight community-based organizations for the provision of micro-credit and business startup related technical assistance. More

UN Women launches the 4th Edition of the Women’s Film Week to mark International Women’s Day

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

UN Women launches the 4th Edition of the Women’s Film Week to mark International Women’s Day More

Football camp boosts social cohesion between refugees and host communities in Mafraq, Irbid and Ramtha

Sunday, March 6, 2016

UN Women, in partnership with the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP) and Search for Common Ground (SFCG), and in close coordination with the Ministry of Education, held a three-day girls football camp on February 25-27 in Mafraq and on March 3-5 in Irbid and Ramtha as part of the “Empowering Girls While Building Social Cohesion through Physical Education and Sports” project generously funded by Government of Italy and Government of Finland. More

Advocacy and laws confront trafficking across the Arab States

Thursday, March 3, 2016

A three-year anti-trafficking programme supported by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is boosting legal enforcement against the crime in Egypt, Jordan and Morocco. More

Consultations on the implementation of UNSCR 1325 concludes in Amman

Monday, February 29, 2016

The Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW), in partnership with UN Women and with generous support from the Government of Japan, will hold the concluding dialogue on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security today. More

UN Women launches study on justice sector’s response to violence against women

Sunday, February 28, 2016

UN Women launched today the study ‘Strengthening the Jordanian’s Justice Sector Response to cases of Violence against Women’. More

Mapping of NGOs working on Violence Against Women in Jordan

Monday, February 8, 2016

Violence against women (VAW) is one of the key areas of intervention of UN Women in Jordan. In this respect the UN Women Jordan country office is preparing a directory of NGOs involved in VAW in order to identify potential partners. More

UN Women launches programme to facilitate women’s access to public services and enhance community cohesion

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

UN Women, in cooperation with the Government of Jordan, is supporting enhanced access to essential public services for more than 1000 women and men in Irbid and Zarqa. More

Friday notes, issue n.9

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The official newsletter of UN Women Jordan Friday notes, issue n.9 More

Voices of women survivors of violence: Alaa’s “wedding”

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Two years after her marriage at 15, Alaa already has a little girl and a husband and a baby on the way. They live together in a small caravan in the Zaatri Refugee Camp in Jordan, where she can’t fit a bed. More

Voices of women survivors of violence: Alaa’s “wedding”

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Two years after her marriage at 15, Alaa already has a little girl and a husband and a baby on the way. They live together in a small caravan in the Zaatri Refugee Camp in Jordan, where she can’t fit a bed. More

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