Country Jordan
Year 2017
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Department of Family Protection set up in 2017 a section to combat sexual exploitation of children through the Internet. This section takes care of girls in case of sexual exploitation and electronic bullying through the Internet. These issues are dealt with by specialists in the age of revolution of technology and the Internet and widespread use of Internet services and social networking sites. Awareness is raised through various activities on how to avoid becoming a victim of electronic bullying and sexual exploitation via the Internet. A mechanism for dealing with these cases has been set up to help the victims of abuse. 

Source of Information

Jordan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.37