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The Jordanian National Commission for Women and UN Women launch the report ‘Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan’

Monday, August 8, 2016

On July 25th 2016, members of Jordanian and international civil society, government officials, and experts gathered for the launch of the report Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan.

Empowering women key to preventing extremism in Jordan

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

As extremist groups seize control of territories, women have been forced or coerced into joining them. “Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan,” a new report published by UN Women, reveals how radicalism is impacting women in Jordan and how empowering women is key to preventing the spread of extremist ideologies.

UN Women Jordan organizes a regional training on engaging men and boys in preventing gender based violence

Sunday, July 24, 2016

On 17-19 July 2016, UN Women Jordan organized a training session on engaging men and boys in preventing gender-based violence (GBV) and in gender action planning. The first two days of the training saw the participation of UN Women colleagues from the region, including from Egypt, Palestine and Iraq. In line with UN Women’s mandate to foster gender mainstreaming in the UN System, the last day of the training was dedicated to UN Country Team colleagues.

Umm El Jimal Rock Art: empowering women, preserving heritage

Monday, May 30, 2016

Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Tharwat El Hassan, UNESCO and UN Women - in cooperation with The Jordan Museum launched the pilot collection “Umm El-Jimal Rock Art” on 30th May 2016.

UN Women empowers women in public service to access leadership positions

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

UN Women, in partnership with the Ministry of Public Sector Development and the Greater Amman Municipality, launched a series of trainings for women in public service working in the Greater Amman Municipality.

UN Women's social cohesion and women empowerment program organizes training workshop on "planning and cooperation with local community"

Sunday, May 22, 2016

UN Women organized a two-day training workshop in the Governorate of Zarqa on planning and cooperation with local communities in the field of health services provision.

Jordanian & Moroccan Parliamentarians exchange views on policy reform on art. 308 of Jordan’s Penal Code

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

UN Women, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco to Jordan, organized a roundtable discussion between Jordanian and Moroccan MPs at the Jordanian Lower House to exchange views and good practices regarding the current amendments of the Jordanian Penal Code. Attended by 18 participants, the event represented a positive example of South-to-South cooperation in the MENA region.

UN Women Director of Programmes visits UN Women Country Office

Monday, May 16, 2016

On 16 May 2016, the UN Women Director of Programmes, Ms. Maria Noel Vaeze - accompanied by the UN Women Regional Director for the Arab States, Mr. Mohammed Naciri - visited the UN Women Country Office for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Italian and Jordanian MPs shares good practices on legislative reforms in the field of Violence Against Women

Monday, May 2, 2016

The Embassy of Italy to the Hashemite Kingdome of Jordan, in collaboration with UN Women, hosted an expert round table discussion on violence against women with a special focus on issues of honor killings and stalking while analyzing the effect of violent extremism on gender-based violence.

UN Women promotes an art exhibition on women and social cohesion in cooperation with Darat al Funun

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

UN Women, in cooperation with Darat Al-Funun, contributed to the exhibition titled ‘Linear Transparency’, launched at the Darat Al Funun art gallery on April 23 and open to the public until 6 May 2016.

More than 6,000 HeforShe Commitments submitted from Jordan

Friday, April 15, 2016

Jordan has already reached over 6,000 commitments on the HeForShe online platform. Through the campaigns that took place, more than 10,000 offline commitments have been also received and will be soon reflected on the online platform.

Questionnaire on gender donors coordination meeting

Thursday, March 31, 2016

UN Women Jordan is conducting a questionnaire about the gender donors coordination meeting

United Nations Secretary-General and World Bank Director visit UN Women's centre in Zaatari refugee camp

Sunday, March 27, 2016

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.

The Ambassador of Japan awards Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth taking part in the celebrates art project at UN Women’s Oasis in Za’atari refugee camp

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Ambassador of Japan awards Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth taking part in the celebrates art project at UN Women’s Oasis in Za’atari refugee camp

UN Women's launches Training Workshop to Strengthen the Capacity of Social Worker to create "Safe Spaces" for Women in Host Communities

Sunday, March 20, 2016

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.

The Amman stock exchange rings the bell for gender equality

Monday, March 14, 2016

On the 9th March 2016, the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) in partnership with UN Women Jordan, hosted the 2nd Annual Celebration of the "Ring Bell for Gender Equality” initiative.

UN Women supports marginalized women to “Spring Forward” towards new economic empowerment milestones in Jordan’s rural areas

Sunday, March 13, 2016

To support women’s access to the economy and labour market, UN Women and JRF partnered with eight community-based organizations for the provision of micro-credit and business startup related technical assistance.

UN Women launches the 4th Edition of the Women’s Film Week to mark International Women’s Day

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

UN Women launches the 4th Edition of the Women’s Film Week to mark International Women’s Day

Football camp boosts social cohesion between refugees and host communities in Mafraq, Irbid and Ramtha

Sunday, March 6, 2016

UN Women, in partnership with the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP) and Search for Common Ground (SFCG), and in close coordination with the Ministry of Education, held a three-day girls football camp on February 25-27 in Mafraq and on March 3-5 in Irbid and Ramtha as part of the “Empowering Girls While Building Social Cohesion through Physical Education and Sports” project generously funded by Government of Italy and Government of Finland.

Advocacy and laws confront trafficking across the Arab States

Thursday, March 3, 2016

A three-year anti-trafficking programme supported by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is boosting legal enforcement against the crime in Egypt, Jordan and Morocco.

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