Miscellaneous - Jordan

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

24.05.2019 / Created by (EMWF)

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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