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This study examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s employment in Jordan, while investigating employers’ willingness to hire women and women’s motivation...
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The brief explores how gender and intersectionality were taken into account in the Takaful program that gave access to National Aid Fund during the pandemic. It builds on the local communities' understanding of vulnerability and aims to improve access to available assistance...
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The brief explores the understanding of the concept of vulnerability by local communities and by the Takaful program, run by the government of Jordan during the COVID-19 pandemic. It aims to build a better understanding of vulnerability by all stakeholders, to improve vulnerable groups' access to assistance...
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The brief explores the local communities' understanding of the procedures enabling access to cash assistance provided by the government of Jordan during COVID-19 and makes recommendations that aim to improve access to aid programs during crises...
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This brief explores the local response to domestic violence through building local research capacity, with a focus on overcoming the barriers impeding women to report cases of domestic violence. The brief offers policy recommendations guided by insights from various actors from the local community on their perceptions of domestic violence...
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This brief explores the local response to domestic violence through building local research capacity, with a focus on mitigating domestic violence risks. The brief offers policy recommendations guided by insights from various actors from the local community on their perceptions of domestic violence...
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This brief explores the local response to domestic violence, with a focus on identifying the local perceptions towards the roles and mechanisms of the Family Protection Department and Local Civil Society actors. The brief provides policy recommendations guided by insights from various actors from the local community on their perceptions of domestic violence and the response provided by various actors...
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This brief highlights key findings from a small-scale time-use survey conducted by ARDD in April 2021 that address how women in Jordan perform care work, how they feel about it, and their perspectives and recommendations on how the burden of care work can be redistributed through social protection mechanisms and other policies.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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The threat of climate change is growing, affecting in particular those countries most prone to drought and desertification. Jordan recognized this risk and has been taking active measures to combat the effects of climate change. Yet in highly exposed rural and agricultural communities, Jordan is missing out on a strategic partnership with women, who have a significant role to play in addressing climate change, building capacities for adaptation and strengthening local community resilience.
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This study aims to increase the understanding of women's access and participation in the agricultural sector, rural institutions and community life. Between January and July 2017, REACH, in collaboration with UN Women, conducted an assessment on rural women and their role in the agriculture sector in four governorates across Jordan. The assessment sought to improve understanding of rural women’s role in the agricultural sector and of their leadership and community involvement, their specific activities and working conditions as well as challenges to their participation and compensation in the sector.
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Radicalization has become a growing concern in Jordan, which remains stable amidst regional tensions but is not immune to radicalization threats. Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan examines the gendered dimensions of radicalization and sheds light on women's and men's perceptions of extremism and its risks and causes in Jordan. This research will inform the development of Jordan's National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.