Follow our history: Ten years into advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in Jordan
Discover our ten-year journey advancing national priorities for gender equality and women’s empowerment. Learn more
Using technology to assist vulnerable Syrian refugees during COVID-19 lockdown
Amid the coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing measures, UN Women is providing urgent support, information and essential services to more than 5,700 Syrian refugees... Learn more
Women in the security sector at the frontline of the COVID-19 response
From patrolling checkpoints to answering emergency calls, women serving in security sector agencies continue to undertake vital work across Jordan... Learn more
COVID-19 and Gender: Immediate Recommendations for Planning and Response in Jordan
An initial set of recommendations for integrating gender in the COVID-19 planning and response, developed jointly by JNCW and UN Women. Learn more
I am Generation Equality: Ibtsam Sayeed Ahmed, champion for women, education and disability rights
Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. Find out how Ibtsam Ahmed empowers others through her own story. Learn more
The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health issue. It is a profound shock to our societies and economies, and women are at the heart of care and response efforts underway. UN Women undertook a rapid assessment on the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable women in Jordan. More
Amid the coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing measures, UN Women is providing urgent support, information and essential services to more than 5,700 Syrian refugees in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps. 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. More
Change isn’t just about big headline moments, legal victories and international agreements: the way we talk, think, and act every day can create a ripple effect that benefits everyone. As we usher in the new decade and take stock of global progress on women’s rights, join us, as Generation Equality, in getting to gender equality through these simple everyday actions. More
Aniesa highlights her experience during her enrollment in the UN Women incentive-based volunteerism programme in the Oasis Center for Resilience and Empowerment of women and Girls’ the Taibeh Center in Karak, in Jordan.
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
- From Where I stand: “Break the stereotypes getting in the way of your dreams.”
- The Inter-Ministerial Committee for Women’s Empowerment convenes partners for the annual Programme Board meeting of Jordan’s National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security
- The Social Security Fund Investment Fund and UN Women Jordan launch the Women’s Leadership Development Program
- Follow our history: Ten years into advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in Jordan
- Active agents of change: The women behind empowering vulnerable Jordanian and Syrian refugee women.