Developed by UN Women, the overall aim of this rapid assessment was to review the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on beneficiaries of UN Women Oasis centers in camp and non-camp settings. The assessment included questions related to the economic situation; health concerns; safety and access to health services; violence against women; the roles of men and women within the household; and access to education. More
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Thursday, May 20, 2021
This brief explores women’s participation in the informal labor market, with a focus on home-based businesses before and during the COVID-19 crisis. The brief offers policy recommendations guided by insights from women-led and women-focused civil society organizations (CSOs)...
Thursday, May 20, 2021
In August 2020, ARDD collected data from 506 women in Jordan to gauge their financial situation, particularly the impact COVID-19 has had on their financial status including debt. The analysis of the data, combined with information and insight from the 19 Community Based Organizations (CBOs) ...
Monday, April 19, 2021
This Personal Guide is a joint effort by the Public Security Directorate and Jordanian Armed Forces to support women selected for peacekeeping roles in United Nations (UN) missions. The purpose of the Guide is to assist in preparing you, as peacekeepers ...
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
This Gender Mainstreaming Strategy 2021-2024 (GMS) of Public Security Directorate (PSD) is a security sector policy framework relevant to the Kingdom of Jordan’s current efforts to support national and regional security and stability. The Strategy provides a road map to ensure that global commitments on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and gender equality translate into ...
Sunday, February 7, 2021
This study analysed, from a gender perspective, the effects of COVID-19 on health, social and economic aspects in Jordan during the period from March until the middle of the year of 2020. In May 2020, the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan, with support from UN Women, and at the request of the Economic & Social Council, conducted a national survey to identify the impacts of the pandemic through a gender lens in light of the restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of the disease.
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Breaking new ground, UN Women partnered with the World Food Programme (WFP) to pilot test the use of blockchain technology to transfer salaries to women enrolled in Oases cash-for-work programmes in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps, beginning in June 2019. The pilot reached 467 women and has been expanded to all four camp-based Oases in June 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
The 2018-2019 JONAP Annual Report captures the first full year of implementation of the Jordanian National Action Plan (JONAP) for the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), for the years 2018-2021. The report details the progress made towards the achievement of the four goals of the JONAP and provides macro level findings and recommendations for each goal.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
This brief tackles the issue of women’s inclusion in the labor force and the unemployment rates among them, before and after the onset of COVID-19 and the experience of women-led CSOs have had in dealing with indebted women in their community, and offers policy recommendations on how to address indebtedness in Jordan. The research utilizes qualitative data (interviews) from 19 WLCSOs in Jordan, as well as national data on women from the Department of Statistics (DoS) in Jordan.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Within the framework of the Jordanian National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 (JONAP), UN Women developed the Perception Survey on Gender Roles, Women in Decision Making and Violence against Women among the Jordanian population.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
This meta-analysis combines the findings of 50 reports from international organizations, academic institutions, government and NGOs. The reports focus on different topics related to women’s economic participation, presenting an analysis of the main issues’ women face when enter, remain in, or re-enter to the labour force.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Developed jointly by REACH and UN Women, this report identifies, discusses, and analyses the range of enabling factors and challenges faced by working Jordanian and Syrian refugee women. Generously supported by the European Union, through the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syria Crisis, the EU MADAD Fund, as well as the Governments of France and Japan.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This guidance note seeks to assist policy and programme actors to conduct rapid assessments that are fully responsive to gender and intersectionality. It is focused on three critical steps: the development of assessment surveys/questionnaires, their implementation, the analysis of findings and resulting recommendations.
Friday, August 14, 2020
This research uses participatory methodologies to explore the experiences of diverse crisis-affected women around gender-transformative change in four humanitarian settings in Bangladesh, Colombia, Jordan, and Uganda. The study provides entry points and recommendations for Grand Bargain signatories to move towards gender-transformative humanitarian action by enhancing women’s meaningful participation in humanitarian responses, and the localization of humanitarian action to women’s rights organizations and self-led groups.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
This Pocket Guide has been developed to aid Public Security Directorate Family Protection Department Officers in their responses to reports of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), and in particular, guide their application of support and assistance during COVID-19 where such services may be stretched, limited, working remotely or finding innovating ways to support complainants.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
This report tells UN Women’s story over the period 2019–2020. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for women and girls—one of equality and empowerment. Looking forward, we will draw on our full resources and experiences in protecting and advancing the rights of all women and girls. That is what we do and who we are, as a leader, mobilizer, convenor, provider of programmes, and partner for change.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Developed by UN Women, this report explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in terms of women’s economic empowerment in the Jordanian context and identifies the relevant policy implications. The Covid-19 Pandemic has been an unprecedented global health crisis, while simultaneously threatening one of the worst global economic crises of our times. The global GDP growth projection by the IMF for 2020 stands at minus 3 per cent, anticipating an economic contraction worse than the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The Jordanian National Commission for Women and UN Women Jordan have joined forces to document the process of designing and adopting the JONAP as a best practice and case study that could guide other countries preparing national action plans.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
This report identifies, discusses, and analyses the range of drivers at the root of the digital gender divide among refugee women in Al-Azraq and Al-Za’atari refugee camps. In so doing, it aims to inform evidence-based interventions by UN Women at their oases centres.
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Developed by UN Women, the overall aim of this rapid assessment was to review the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on beneficiaries of UN Women Oasis centers in camp and non-camp settings. The assessment included questions related to the economic situation; health concerns; safety and access to health services; violence against women; the roles of men and women within the household; and access to education.
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Developed jointly by the Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW) and UN Women, this report aims to present a critical evaluation of the recent macroeconomic and fiscal policy interventions in Jordan, in particular the tax reform, from a gender perspective. This report is generously funded by the Governments of Finland, France, Iceland, Italy and Zonta International, as well as UN Women National committees.