Women in Jordan: Continuing Violence and Absent Protection

Authored by: Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor

Sub-Categories: Economic Participation, Human Development, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)
Country: Jordan
Region: Middle East and North Africa
Year: 2020
Citation: "Women in Jordan: Continuing Violence and Absent Protection." Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor. September 2020.

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Executive Summary

In this brief report, Euro-Med Monitor highlights the violence committed against Jordanian woman by showcasing statistics, indicating the serious danger this crime holds. In addition, the report highlights some women’s testaments, narrating their experiences about violence. Further, the report contains a legal perspective in relation to such phenomenon, either locally— Legislations in Jordan—or internationally, the laws of human rights.