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Friday, September 25, 2020
SIGI urges women planning to run for elections to form their own lists
A local organisation on Sunday called on women wishing to run for the upcoming parliamentary elections to form their own lists and not to wait to be included in other candidates' lists. Sisterhood is Global Institute Jordan (SIGI) stated that...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Status of Violence against Women in Jordan
Violence against women is a global concern, not restricted to certain peoples,but may differ in the form or size of the phenomenon. All religions emphasize respect for human rights, irrespective of sex, color and race. This is also re-iterated in...
Friday, July 26, 2013
Stepping Stone: Jordan's quota for women's parliament seats is raising the profile of female politicians
Jordanian female parliamentarians have come a long way in the ten years since the quota system was first introduced for the 2003 elections. Crucially, the quota system has succeeded in changing society’s attitudes, to the extent that women are now...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Status of Jordanian Women: Demography, Economic Participation, Political Participation and Violence
This report is part of UNIFEM's initiative on Gender Equality Measured Through Statistics (GEMS). It presents statistical information for gender parities and the status of Jordanian women in four areas: demography, economic participation, political...