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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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.
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.
Monday, July 25, 2016
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.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The Position Paper captures the outcomes of a comprehensive national consultation process supported by a dedicated UN joint programme titiled ‘Realizing Beijing+20 in Jordan: Women in Action!’, launched on 22 May 2014 with a message from Her Royal Highness Princess Basma bint Talal.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The overall objective of this study is to evaluate and shed light on the status of women in the ICT sector in Jordan as part of ensuring gender equality and women empowerment in the economic sector. A number of factors have been examined, including the quality and availability of education and training, and how well the educational system equips students with the needed skills; employment and entrepreneurship reality among women, and the challenges faced that hinder their effective participation in the workforce; and the challenges that women face in the ICT workplace.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Since March 2011, the internal armed conflict in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people within Syria and forced another 1.5 million to seek refuge in neighboring countries. As of May 2013, Jordan hosts more than 470,000 Syrian refugees, a number that has increased exponentially during the first three months of 2013 as the conflict has intensified and expanded to major cities throughout Syria.
Monday, July 21, 2014
With a projected 80% of the Syrian refugees living outside camps by the end of 2014, the increasing pressure on limited resources in the ‘poverty pockets’ of northern Jordan is likely to heighten tensions between host communities and refugees if programs are not implemented to solve some of the immediate needs across sectors. One priority concern expressed by many participants in the northern regions is a dramatic increase in the cost of basic commodities such as food, rent, clothing and fuel. This is perceived as a direct consequence of the Syrian refugee crisis. Some families reported finding it difficult to provide their children with sufficient meals.
Monday, July 21, 2014
قامت الهيئه بتطوير مشروع مشترك تحت عنوان «تمكين الشباب لتعزيز حقوق المرأه من خلال التطوع » بالتعاون مع برنامج الامم المتحده للمتطوعين، بهدف تمكين المتطوعين الشباب من كلا الجنسين للدفاع عن حقوق المرأه. ياتي اصدار هذا الدليل كأحد ثمرات التعاون بين هيئة الامم المتحده للمرأه والصندوق الاردني الهاشمي للتنميه البشريه ممثلًا بمعهد الملكه زين الشرف التنموي كأحد مخرجات مشروع «تمكين الشباب لتعزيز حقوق المرأه من خلال التطوع .» يقوم الدليل على مجموعة من المبادئ والأسس القائمة على الواقعية، والتشاركية، والشموليه، والتراكمية، ومراعاة الثقافة المحليه، ومراعاة النوع الإجتماعي والبساطة وسهولة التطبيق