Country Jordan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


This report contributes to the joint programming in Jordan as one of the selected pilot countries for the joint programming initiative being conducted by the United Nations Task Force on violence against women of the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality. 

It presents the findings of Jordan country assessment in relation to active stakeholders working in the field of Violence agaist Women (VAW); and summarises the results of the gap analysis in legislation and policies, services provided and capacities available at the national level to combat violence against women.

Full Text

Report: Violence against Women - Assessing the Situation in Jordan 2008

Source of Information

Task force on violence against women of the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality website: https://www.un.org/womenwatch/ianwge/taskforces/tf_vaw.htm