Al-Kutba for Human Development
Publications and fieldwork on women’s rights and civil society.
Phone: (9626) 593 0753
Fax: (9626) 593 0751
Arab Women Connect
This pioneering project aims to explore the potentials and applications of new information and communication technologies for Arab women’s empowerment. It also aims at providing greater access to information, analyses and resources on Arab women to policy-makers, researchers, donors, UN agencies and Arab women’s organizations through the use of e-mail and the Internet.
UNIFEM Arab States Regional Office
Phone: (962 6) 5678586/7
Fax: (962 6) 5678594
Email: info [at] arabwomenconnect [dot] org
Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists
The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists CDFJ, is a Jordan-based not-for-profit company that aims at providing legal advice to journalists victims of human rights violations, filing lawsuits on behalf of victim journalists; legally representing defendants or initiating litigation; monitoring and documenting information that concerns legislation and judicial rulings that address journalists and media issues.
Jordan National Forum for Women (JNFW)
The goals of the forum are as follows. Spreading awareness among Jordanian women of the content of the National Strategy which was ratified in 1993 and aims to improve women’s status, involve them in the national development and economic activities, promote their legal status and increase their participation in decision-making processes. Raising awareness on health, education, culture, legislature, economy and politics. Raising awareness among women about their rights and responsibilities in accordance with Islam, the Jordanian Constitution and the National Charter. Helping Jordanian women to realise their potentials and increase their participation in development at national and local levels. Giving women the opportunities to participate in economic life and reach decision-making positions. Forming pressure groups to influence decision makers.
The Jordanian Women’s Union
JWU is an NGO established in 1945. It aims at promoting women�s rights by organizing and unifying Jordanian women�s efforts.
Email: jwu [at] go [dot] com [dot] jo
Smiles Against Hate
Smiles Against Hate is a nonprofit organization committed to preventing hate crimes through promoting diversity and fostering multicultural awareness among individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life. Smiles Against Hate will work to cultivate mutual respect and appreciation among individuals without promoting any one cause. Our immediate goal is the elimination of hate-motivated crime in our nation’s schools through education.