UN Women Jordan announces a call for partnership proposals under its 2020 Annual Workplan
UN Women Jordan invites NGOs, Academic Institutions and registered Community-Based Organizations, to submit proposals for partnerships under the 2020 Annual Workplan. Learn more
Taking steps and leaps to tackle gender inequalities
Teaching young women about social cohesion, participation and leadership by engaging women through sports and life-skills activities, to enhance gender equality and women’s empowerment. Learn more
World Humanitarian Day
On World Humanitarian Day, we share the story of Rawan Majali, whose soul is impassioned through her work as a UN Women Field Officer. Learn more
Strengthening resilience, investing in passion: Zonta International Foundation and UN Women empower women across Jordan
Zonta International Foundation delegation gained a first-hand insight into UN Women’s work in Jordan Learn more
Mentoring programme pairs budding Syrian and Jordanian entrepreneurs
UN Women partnered with Mowgli to implement a mentoring programme that will empower 200 women refugees and Jordanian entrepreneurs... Learn more
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life.
With the new global 2030 roadmap and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by UN Member States, we take a look at how women are affected by each of the 17 proposed goals, as well as how women and girls can – and will – be key to achieving them. More
Throughout history, women have made extraordinary contributions to their societies. Explore a selection of these women and learn what the reality still is today for many women and girls worldwide. More
Ninety world leaders have made concrete commitments and firm pledges to overcome gender equality gaps at, and since, a historic event co-hosted by UN Women and the People’s Republic of China: the “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action.” More
A special tour of UN Women’s ‘Oasis Center for Resilience and Empowerment of Women and Girls’ with Baheera, a Syrian refugee woman living with her husband and four children in the Za’atari refugee camp and enrolled in UN Women’s cash-for-work programme.
Credits: UN Women/ Christopher Herwig
UN Women provides secure livelihood opportunities to vulnerable Syrian refugee women via cash for work that graduates into work permit employment opportunities or microbusinesses in camp settings. This initiative is generously funded by the Governments of Australia, Finland, France, Iceland, Italy, and Japan.
Video credits: UN Women/ Christopher Herwig
- Judicial Institute and UN Women sign Memorandum of Understanding
- Engaging education professionals in promoting the Women, Peace and Security Agenda
- New guidelines strengthen the justice sector response to cases of gender-based violence
- UN Women Jordan announces a call for partnership proposals under its 2020 Annual Workplan
- UN Deputy Secretary-General meets women leaders in Jordan to discuss opportunities to promote gender equality towards 2030