Miscellaneous - Jordan

Field diagnosis: Women in leadership positions, local perceptions and obstacles in Ma'an Governorate

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This diagnosis focuses on Jordanian women’ s practice of power and political responsibilities. It analyses existing legislation related to women’s involvement in the public life. It also explores local perceptions in this regard through a survey gauging the opinion of more than 400 people. This survey targeted Ma’anGovernorate using a statistical and participatory approach. It provides insightful findings on social attitudes towards political commitment, the functioning of institutions and leadership through the lens of gender.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Al Anwar Women Charity Society
  • Publishing house : Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation and IEMed
  • Publication date : 2018
  • Number of pages : 29
  • Language : English and French


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University of Mohammed V Rabat
Ibsar Association for the Culture and Leisure of blind and visually handicapped people
Development Association ‘Rawafed’
Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women'    s Empowerment (HCC)
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Mobilising for Rights Associates (MRA)
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Equity, Parity and Gender Mainstreaming Commission of Guelmim
Benaz Batrawi
Asociación de Investigadores Extranjeros (AINVEX)
Centre de Recherches, d'Etude de Documentation et d'Information sur la Femme, CREDIF
Nazra for Feminist Studies
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