April 28, 2014
National Situation Analysis Report: Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equality, Jordan
The programme “Enhancing Equality between Men & Women in the Euromed Region” referred to as the Euromed Gender Equality Programme (EGEP) is of three years duration
(15 May 2008-15 May 2011); it is funded through the European Neighbourhood andPartnership Instrument (ENPI) and is implemented in the nine countries of the southern part
of the EU neighbouring area: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, OccupiedPalestinian Territory, Syria and Tunisia.
The programme has three main purposes:
Purpose 1: Support and reinforce current dynamics that favour both de jure and de facto
gender equality and that p
rovide support to the promotion of women‟s rights in the region.
Purpose 2: Improve understanding and knowledge of the various forms of violence against
Purpose 3: Ensure that the Istanbul ministerial conclusions on “Strengthening the role of
n society” are being followed up.