Women Working: Jordanian and Syrian Refugee Women's Labour Force (Brief)

Authors/editor(s): UN Women

In February 2016, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, along with a number of international donors, launched the “Jordan Compact” as part of the international community’s response to the ongoing Syria crisis. Central to this political commitment is supporting the resilience and welfare of both Syrian refugees and Jordanian hosts; promising legal access to livelihoods for Syrian refugees; and expanding employment opportunities for both Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Jordan

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Rural women

Publication year: 2017

Number of pages: 2