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Phenix opens internships opportunities for young people

Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies provides three internship opportunities for young people interested in defending human rights in Jordan, specifically economic and social rights. The internships available are in the following fields: – Research and studies – Projects management – Media and communication Phenix Center is launching the “Training Youth is a Priority” Initiative This initiative comes in ...

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Study assesses impact of pandemic on working women

The Phenix Centre for Economic and Informatics Studies in cooperation with the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) on Thursday launched an assessment study under the title “Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the availability of jobs and women’s working conditions in Jordan”. The study, through interviews and questionaries, surveyed a sample of 800 working women, according to a statement from ...

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Phenix Centre Holds Panel On Women’s Economic And Social Rights In Jordan Under CEDAW

Phenix Centre for Economic and Informatics Studies held a panel discussion to discuss the economic and social rights of women in Jordan under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The panel discussion, which was held remotely via the video-conferencing platform Zoom, tackled the contents of a draft shadow report examining Jordan’s compliance with ...

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Report calls for safeguarding migrant workers’ rights

On Friday, Jordan and the world are celebrating International Migrants Day, which falls on December 18 of each year. On the occasion, the Jordan Labour Watch (JLW) called for adopting a comprehensive legal framework for ensuring equality of treatment between nationals and migrant workers, notably eligibility to basic workplace rights. The calls were made through a report issued by the ...

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Jordan Labor Watch denounces an increase in child labor

The Jordan Labor Watch, affiliated to the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, has warned of an increase in child labor in Jordan due to a rise in poverty and unemployment rates, and to the ongoing distance learning implemented as a response to the COVID-19 crisis. Accordingly, it called for a review of the various economic and educational policies ...

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Experts: “COVID-19 Crisis Exacerbates the Challenges of People with Disabilities in the Labor Market”

Experts confirmed that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the challenges faced by people with disabilities in the labor market, as they are among the groups that are most vulnerable to exclusion and discrimination. This emerged in an online dialogue session held by the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies to discuss “the impact of COVID-19 on the work of ...

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Phenix Holds Awareness Sessions for School Students on the Importance of Vocational and Technical Training

Over a period of three weeks, Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies held an awareness program for school students in the governorates of the Kingdom on the expansion of TVET in Jordan and methods of selecting scientific and professional specializations that match the labor market’s requirements. Phenix Center held eight online awareness sessions, in cooperation with the Ministry of ...

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Corona Reveals the Inadequacy of Implementing Occupational Health and Safety Standards in Jordan

Experts confirmed that the COVID-19 pandemic revealed challenges and gaps in the application of occupational health and safety measures in the enterprises, and the need to develop national programs and policies that allow workers to continue work safely. This issue emerged in an online dialogue session held by Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies to discuss a report entitled ...

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Quality measures needed to halt growing unemployment rate — JLW

On the occasion of the World Day for Decent Work, celebrated on October 7, the Jordan Labour Watch (JLW) issued a new report, demanding the new government expected to be formed within a few days to take quality measures to halt the growing unemployment rate. In the report, the JLW said that unemployment rates have reached unprecedented levels due to ...

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The COVID-19 crisis exacerbates child labor in Jordan

Jordan Labor Watch – Experts have warned of an increase in child labor in Jordan due to the COVID-19 crisis, as they indicated that the main driving factors of child labor have intensified significantly during the past six months. This issue was discussed in an online dialogue session held by the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies, in order ...

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