Jordan

Psychosocial Support for Female Suvivors of Violence: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

The project on Psychosocial Support in Jordan organises a half day interdisciplinary dialogue in the Jordanian Ministry of Health. Different actors from NGOs, Ministries and Academia will discuss the relevance of psychosocial support for female victims of violence and the

Jordan: “What are Masculinities?”

1. Country context Jordan Bordering Syria, the West Bank, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Jordan is in the center of the ‘Middle East’ with approximately 10.5 million inhabitants and categorized as a lower-middle income country. In the recent decades, the Hashemite

Jordan: Women reclaiming public space in a small town

Background In 2012 the Jordanian Ministry of Environment and the German government with its implementing agency GIZ have established a partnership for contributing to Jordan’s ambitions to achieve sustainable development and protection of the environment. The partnership has since then

Jordan and Lebanon: ZERO TOLERANCE FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT

DEVELOPING AN ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY FOR GIZ JORDAN AND LEBANON CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Jordan and Lebanon, sexual harassment at the workplace is widespread and constitutes an obstacle to equal employment of women and men. Yet, both the Jordanian and

„Gender equality is not a danger, but an opportunity”

„Pippi Langstrumpf is the strongest woman I know” – Day of activities and fun on topic of gender equality On 7th of March’s GIZ Jordan Day, the gender working group (GWG) took the opportunity to celebrate the International Women’s Day,

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MENA: Regional approach to institutionalize gender mainstreaming

Women’s political participation in the Middle East is among the lowest worldwide. A goal of the programme Strengthening Women in Decision Making in the Middle East – LEAD is to support an enabling environment for gender equality and women’s leadership

Jordan: Empowerment of Gender through Water Wise Plumbers

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Jordan, the educational system ensures equal access to girls and boys, women and men. This has provided a highly educated female population with the potential to advance Jordan’s economic, social, and political development. Despite this, women

ANA HUNNA Female Mentoring kicks-off at the University of Jordan

The second round of ANA HUNNA female mentoring will be officially launched on Thursday, 9 March 2017 at the University of Jordan. Young female students (mentees) are paired up with experienced female professionals (mentors) to jointly work on their transition

Jordan: Female Preachers as Water Ambassadors – Mainstreaming Gender in the Cooperation with Religious Authorities

  The competition entry ”Female Preachers as Water Ambassadors – Mainstreaming Gender in the Cooperation with Religious Authorities” from GIZ Jordan can be downloaded here:

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Jordan: Improved Water Resources Security for Low Income Rural and Urban Communities

Ambassadors of Change in their Communities Jordan is one of the poorest countries in water resources, as the per capita share is 145 m3 which is far below the international water-poverty line (1000m3/year). This crucial problem needs not only wise

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