Jordan

Capacity building in the area of human rights and development on SDG 5

While Jordan ranked 138th of 153 countries in the 2020 Global Gender Gap Index, and has among the lowest rates of women’s economic participation in the formal economy in the world, the Jordanian Government has committed to close the gender equality gap and address human right issues through a variety of actions, including intensifying efforts to align national legislation with the Kingdom’s international and regional commitments.

Specialized Anti-Human Trafficking Training

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Public Security Directorate (PSD) is a specialized body responsible for identifying victims of human trafficking. Victims in Jordan are most often trafficked for forced labour and domestic servitude.