Economy / Employment - Jordan

Field diagnosis: Advocating Gender Equality in Zarqaa's factories

18.05.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

Zarqaa Governorate is considered one of the most important industrial hubs in Jordan. Women working in its factories are enduring hard working conditions. Additionally, female workers lack training and professional development opportunities, which reduces their chances of having access to senior positions or even promotion. Based on field visits and interviews, this diagnosis explores the working environment of female workers in Zarqaa. It also provides several recommendations for improving their situation.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Jordan Forum for Business and Professional Women – JFBPW
  • Publishing house : Euro – Mediterranean Women’s Foundation & IEMed
  • Publication date : 2018
  • Number of pages : 17
  • Language : English


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