The report addresses the status of both migrant domestic workers and migrant workers in Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZ). These two groups are particularly vulnerable for legislative reasons, administrative practices and the actions of their employers. It introduces the legal framework governing the migrant workers' rights in Jordan, while shedding light on the gap between legal texts and their application. The study also describes the abusesof female migrant domestic workers, such as the confiscation of their passport, psychological, physical or sexual violence, work hours, denial of holidays and restrictions to their freedom of movement.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.