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Together with over 100 volunteers, Sweden, Canada and civil society are taking action to make the internet more gender equal.
“Finally, the real contributions of Jordanian women are more visible online.” #WikiGap is a Swedish initiative that gathers people around the world to add more content to Wikipedia about notable women
This year, UN Women Jordan, partners, NGO’s, CSO’s and the Jordanian public joined efforts to inspire social mobilization through a host of public events and activities in the country for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign under the theme " Speak Up… Harassment is a Crime.” The 16 day campaign commenced on the 25 th November and ran to the 10 th December, with over 300 dedicated awareness raising activities and related initiatives...
United Nations Secretary-General and World Bank Director visit UN Women's centre in Zaatari refugee camp
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim visited Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp, accompanied by a delegation of senior UN officials.
UN Women's launches Training Workshop to Strengthen the Capacity of Social Worker to create "Safe Spaces" for Women in Host Communities
UN Women Jordan launched a series of trainings in the Governorates of Irbid and Zarqa to build the capacity of local NGOs’ social workers to create safe spaces of psychological support for Jordanian and Syrian women and girls.
Violence against women (VAW) is one of the key areas of intervention of UN Women in Jordan. In this respect the UN Women Jordan country office is preparing a directory of NGOs involved in VAW in order to identify potential partners.