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AMMAN — The Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW), headed by HRH Princess Basma, in cooperation with the UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) organised consultation…
DEAD SEA — Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Musa Maaytah on Thursday said that the government was committed to implementing the Jordanian National Action Plan (JONAP) for implementing…
DEAD SEA — Interior Minister Samir Mubaidin on Wednesday launched the Jordanian National Action Plan (JONAP) for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security…
AMMAN — Women’s rights activists said 2018 witnessed little in the way of achievements when it came to laws and legislation, but their major win was in uniting civil society and legislators in…
The Jordan Times  By Rana Al-Husseini AMMAN — The women’s movement on Thursday met with the Senate’s Legal Committee and religious figures to discuss the 2018 amendments to the Personal Status Law (…
AMMAN — HRH Princess Basma on Wednesday said that it was everyone’s moral responsibility to help eradicate sexual harassment from society.   “Such abuse carries with it profound physical and…
Combating early marriage in Jordan has been on the national agenda for some time now because of its proven ill effects, but with little impact. Minister of Social Development Hala Lattouf has,…
AMMAN — The Jordanian Equal Pay Committee on Saturday said that the wage gap between genders has reached 13.8 per cent in the public sector and 14.2 per cent in the private sector. In the health…
AMMAN — Almost 15 years after becoming the first female pathologist in Jordan, Isra Tawalbeh was appointed as the first woman to run a government hospital in the Kingdom. Tawalbeh, 43, was…
AMMAN — Minister of Social Development Hala Lattouf on Monday said work should continue to raise awareness in order to minimise the effects of early marriages in Jordan. “We have to constantly raise…