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Values and Goals
  • Adopting a participatory approach for building consensus between all stakeholders
  • Maintaining professionalism and adopting well-devised methodologies when proposing solutions to challenges facing women
  • Focusing on priorities to address needs that have the highest impact on women’s progress
  • Adopting the principles of good governance and a flexible mechanism that enables JNCW to carry out its tasks effectively.


Strategic Goals

  • Creating an environment that supports the political empowerment of women and their active participation in the public sphere.
  • Creating an environment that values and supports women’s economic participation and ensuring equal economic opportunities.
  • Countering gender-based discrimination and violence and achieving social justice and social empowerment of women.
  • Mainstreaming gender in national legislation, policies, plans, programs and budgets.
  • Institutionalizing the processes of monitoring and evaluation and ensuring compliance with Jordan’s national, regional and international commitments to gender equality.
  • Ensuring JNCW’s sustainability and developing its institutional and administrative capacities.

JNCW Frameworks of Reference
  • The Jordanian Constitution
  • Conventions, declarations and international resolutions ratified by Jordan
  • Global Sustainable Development Goals 2030
  • Jordan Vision 2025
  • The National Strategy for Jordanian Women
  • The Cabinet’s decision on 21/9/1996 which delineates JNCW’s tasks and responsibilities
About the Commission

The Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW) was established as a national machinery to promote women’s status in Jordan in accordance with the cabinet’s decision no 21/11/3382 in 1992. Chaired by HRH Princess Basma bint Talal, the Commission’s board includes representation of relevant ministers, civil society organizations and the private sector. JNCW seeks to ensure that Jordan complies with its national, Arab and international commitments, which aim at improving women’s status and their participation in sustainable development.
On September 21, 1996, the Jordanian cabinet designated JNCW as a national reference for all official entities and a representative of the Kingdom in all women-related issues and activities. The Commission’s tasks and responsibilities were identified along the following key themes:

  1. Mainstreaming women’s issues and priorities in national strategies, policies, legislation, plans and budgets.
  2. Monitoring discrimination against women and assessing progress vis-à-vis equality and equal opportunities.
  3. Advocacy for women’s issues and raising awareness on their role and participation in achieving national sustainable development.

Since 1993 and as a part of its mandate, JNCW leads the process of preparing and updating the National Strategy for Women in Jordan. JNCW has adopted a participatory method to review and update the strategy. The current National Strategy for Jordanian Women (2013 – 2017) was endorsed by the cabinet in 2013.
 

Vision and Mission


"Vision"

Equal and active citizenship in a just society that guarantees equal opportunities, to achieve national sustainable development.

"Mission"

JNCW’s mission is to advance women’s status and  maintain their achievements in Jordan, and promoting a positive and supportive attitude and environment that values women’s role through a participatory approach that engages all stakeholders.

 

موظفو الأمانة العامة لشؤون المرأة

تصنيف 1

Dr. Salma Al-Nims
Secretary General
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Amaal hadadeen
Legal adviser to oversee the follow-up to the implementation of CEDAW
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Rima al_khatib
Administrative Officer
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Namer Houh
Coordinator of public relations and communications services
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Nuha Zaydeh
Deputy Secretary General
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تصنيف 2

Dema Arabiyat
Economic Empowerment Programs Coordinator
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Janette Shurdum
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Raedah Frehat
Political Empowerment Programs Coordinator
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Rawan Maitah
Gender Mainstreaming Programs Coordinator
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Dania Alhajouj
social empowerment programs coordinator
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Maali Al-naimat
support coordinator Of Social empowerment Programs
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تصنيف 3

Sara Quteisha
Project Manager - 1325 JONAP
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Mohammad Mayyas
Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist - 1325 JONAP
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Sanaa Al-Banawi
Knowledge Management Specialist-1325 JONAP
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Hanadi Mohammad
Media & Communication Officer - 1325 JONAP
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Duha Qadri
Project Assistant - 1325 JONAP
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تصنيف 4

Hiba Yousef
Project Manager - RDPP II
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Bayan Abdelqader
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist - RDPP II
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Lima Al Bawab
Project Assistant (RDPP II).
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تصنيف 5

Diana Haddadin
Project Manager (GIZ)
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Raya Ghobj
Project Assistant (GIZ)
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تصنيف 6

Huda Ayesh
Projects Manager - WE4L- HIVOS AND National Coordinator for MGF program - WBG
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Ghaida Al-Bitar
Project Coordinator - WE4L
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تصنيف 7

رئيس/ة السياسات والرصد
رئيس/ة السياسات والرصد
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Dana Tarawneh
Policies and Legislation Coordinator
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Kristina Yarosh
International Commitments Follow Up Coordinator
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تصنيف 8

Ashjan Al-Ananzeh
Head of Communication and Advocacy Unit
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Samar Qoura
social media coordinator
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Abdel-Raheem El-Edrisi
Communication Officer
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تصنيف 9

Rawia Jumah
Head of the Financial and Administrative Unit
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Jane Omeish
Human Resources Officer
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Anwar Alsyouf
Accountant/ Administrative Officer
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