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Jordan Labor Watch: The occupational health and safety structures in Jordan is full of gaps

A position paper issued by the Jordan Labour Watch (JLW) has illustrated that there are still many gaps in occupational health and safety in Jordan. The paper, issued by JLW (affiliated with Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies) in cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung on the occasion of the Workers’ Memorial Day, which is annually celebrated on April 28, called for ...

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Experts recommend reducing the caregiving burden on women to increase their economic participation

At a dialogue session held by Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies,  in partnership with CARE World in Jordan and supported by the National Post Code Lottery Foundation, entitled “Women Working from Home: Remote Education, Unpaid Care and the Psychological Fatigue of Working Women during the Coronavirus Pandemic”, civil society experts recommended that working women should be supported and ...

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Phenix and Oxfam Conclude Youth Participation Project

Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies has concluded, in partnership with Oxfam, the three-year Youth Participation and Employment project. The components of the project included awareness sessions, dialogues, policy papers, and research papers. The results of the project were presented at a National Forum, under the patronage of the Minister of Labor, Nayef Estatiyeh, and with the presence of ...

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Jordan Labor Watch Again Denounces the Exclusion of Youth From Old Age Pensions

Jordan Labor Watch again denounces the amendments of the Social Security Law, which will lead to the exclusion of certain categories of workers from Old Age Insurance. The new amendments will enable agriculture holdings to limit the insurance it provides its workers to merely Work Injury Insurance until 2024. Jordan Labor Watch notes that human rights in Jordan must not ...

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Position paper On the Occasion of International Women’s Day 2022

Position Paper On The Occasion Of International Women’s Day 2022

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Women’s Safety in Working environment

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Jordan Labor Watch: Working environment for women is not empowering and needs to be rebuilt

On the occasion of International Women’s Day and in collaboration with the German Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Jordan Labor Watch (a Phenix Center for Economic Studies program) has published a position paper examining women’s economic participation in Jordan. The paper argues that the majority of male and female workers in Jordan experience poor working conditions – in particular, many workers in ...

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Experts recommend intensifying efforts to support women working from home

Experts within the Jordanian government and private sector recommended setting regulations for and supporting women’s work from home, noting that the programs launched during the pandemic to support the heavily impacted sectors did not include the home business sector. The experts highlighted the need to create a comprehensive framework that supervises, directs, supports, and enhances women’s ability to develop their ...

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Phenix Center discusses strategic priorities for youth empowerment and employment in Jordan

Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies has held a discussion on strategic priorities for youth empowerment and employment in Jordan, in cooperation with the Association of Vigilance Forum for Democratic Building and Expertise France within the “Increasing Economic Empowerment and Legal Awareness of Karak’s Youth” project. This discussion took place last Wednesday in Amman during a national forum, organized ...

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Results of an Opinion Poll on the Perception of Jordanians of the Jordanian Economy and their Expectations for the Future

Opinion Poll on the Perception of Jordanians of the Jordanian Economy and their Expectations for the Future:  A Decline in various Indicators of Citizens’ Confidence in the Jordanian Economy Amman, 24 January 2022 The majority of Jordanians feel negatively towards basic indicators of the Jordanian economy. This includes the general situation of the Jordanian economy, their income levels, their purchasing ...

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