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The training course on Gender Advisers (GENAD) and Gender Focal Points (GFP) in the Jordanian security sector is an essential element of developing the capacity of Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) and Public Security Directorate (PSD) personnel to mainstream gender across all security sector activities.
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A significant number of Commitments to Action made at the World Humanitarian Summit(1) and the subsequent Agenda for Humanity focus on the core responsibility to leave no one behind, under which there is a specific commitment to “achieving real change so that the needs of women and girls are systematically met and their roles as decision-makers and leaders are vigorously promoted.”...
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Conversations about localisation of humanitarian action(1) tend to inspire everything from optimism to a sense of frustration and resignation – from actors involved at all levels. Humanitarian action at large has been a predominantly international endeavour, where power lies with donors, UN agencies and large international NGOs...
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The national guidance note was developed by the Gender and Curriculum Task Force consisting ofmembers from the Ministry of Education of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The National Center for Curriculum Development.
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This Gender Mainstreaming Strategy 2021-2024 (GMS) of the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) is a military sector national policy framework relevant to the Kingdom of Jordan’s current efforts to support national and regional security and stability. The Strategy provides a policy framework on the implementation of the commitments on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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Developed jointly by the Jordanian National Commission for Women and UN Women, this document outlines an initial set of recommendations for integrating gender in the COVID-19 planning and response. The recommendations address four main issues; Access to information and health services, Protection, safety and security, Response planning and coordination structures and Economic impact.
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Produced by the Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW) and UN Women in partnership with Magenta Consulting Firm and generously supported by the Governments of Canada, Finland, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom, this strategy document outlines the communications approach that will be followed to build awareness of and support for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security through the Jordanian National Action Plan (JONAP) 2018-2021.
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Actual and preconceived threats against Syrian female refugees in Jordan are further constraining their movement and increasing their isolation and access to aid.
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Displacement and shifting gender roles have aggravated the situation of Syrian female refugees in the region, putting them at critical risk of violence and exploitation.
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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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This brief provides an overview of the regional programme “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities in Iraq, Jordan and Turkey”. The Programme is implemented by UN Women with the financial support of the European Union through the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis.