The Jordanian Women's Union (JWU)


General Background

The aims of the JWU as stated by the amended bylaws

The JWU’s branches and centers

Membership in the JWU

Internal organization of the JWU

Membership in national and international networks

Permanent committees of the JWU

The committees of the branches

The activities of JWU

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The aims of the JWU as Stated by the amended bylaws


  • Organizing and unifying the Jordanian women's efforts to protect their rights and achievements.
  • Facing all kinds of discrimination against women
  • Emphasizing the role of the Jordanian women in the society and empowering them in order to practice these rights as citizens on bases of equality, justice, equal opportunities and respect. 
  • Raising women's awareness about their role and stressing their participation in different fields.
  • Enhancing women's integration in the local society
  • Improving Women's social status
  • Eliminating all legislative, economic, social and cultural hindrances against women participation according to human rights conventions that the Jordanian government has approved and signed: in particular the convention on eliminating all kinds of discrimination against women, in accordance with the Jordanian national chart.
  • Activating the role of women to enhance Jordan's independence, the democratic process and the national culture.
  • Helping women to benefit from the family planning program and providing necessary child and mother care.
  • Enhancing women's participation in public life and strengthening human rights principles in general, and women and children's rights in particular.
  • Training women in different disciplines to improve the economic status of their families and to achieve economicindependence and stability for their children.
  • Eliminating legal, cultural and political illiteracy among women.
  • Supporting the Palestinian women and their national rights.
  • Supporting Arab women and cooperating with them to achieve common aims.
  • Assisting women all over the world in their just cases