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Jordan

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 7,270,000
  • Population under 15: 36%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 73.85 years
  • Human Development Index: 77 out of 187
  • World Bank Status: Upper Middle Income
  • Mean Household Composition: 5.1 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 13%
  • Early Marriage (% of girls married by 18 years): 15%

Sources: World Bank, UNDP, DHS 2012

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List of Organisations

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking a consultant to coordinate and lead regional data initiatives to shape the narrative in advocacy and programming for children on the move in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Hannah Chandler, Neil Boothby, Zahirah McNatt, Margaret Berrigan, Laura Zebib, Patricia Elaine Freels, Hamza Alshannaq, Noor Majdalani, Ahmed Mahmoud, Esraa Majd - Journal of Refugee Studies,

This qualitative study sought to understand the causes of separation among Syrian families in Jordan and the obstacles to family reunification.

UNHCR,

This report presents the results of multi-country research launched in 2018 on refugee data in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon to study the impact of cash-based interventions (CBI) on child protection outcomes.

Elizabeth Presler-Marshall, Nicola Jones & Kifah Bani Odeh - Child Indicators Research,

Drawing on qualitative research undertaken with adolescents with disabilities from refugee and host communities in Jordan and the State of Palestine, this article critically interrogates the framing of child neglect, which to date has situated the state as a protector rather than a perpetrator, the narrow understanding of adolescent needs and the responsibility of international actors for ensuring that the full range of human rights of adolescents with disabilities is supported.

UNICEF, Global Social Service Workforce Alliance, and Maestral International,

This report is a review of the social service workforce in eight countries: Djibouti, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan and Tunisia.

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking a Senior Child Protection Specialist in Jordan.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This paper from the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action summarises findings from an initial scoping study, which seeks to review how child protection outcomes are captured when monitoring multi-purpose humanitarian cash programmes. The paper proposes a theory of change of the possible links between cash and child protection to inform the development of a monitoring strategy, including hypotheses that humanitarian cash might contribute to prevention of family separation, reduction of family violence, and supporting foster and temporary caregivers to care for separated and unaccompanied children.

Severine Chevrel - The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

The Case Management Task Force (CMTF) of the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action commissioned this project to gather and draft key lessons learned on the Case Management Supervision and Coaching initiative. Key questions that the Task Force wanted to address included feedback on the interagency country collaboration, the effectiveness of the localization approach, the successes and challenges of roll-outs in the eight participating countries, and the impact on case management teams’ supervision practices.

UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, CPC Learning Network, The World Bank, The Transfer Project and The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This webinar reviews some of the new and ongoing work conducted under the Transfer Project, a multi-organizational research and learning initiative. The first presentation will summarize findings from recent reviews published on understanding linkages and impacts of cash transfers and social safety nets on intimate partner violence and violence against children in low- and middle income settings.

A. K. M. Ahsan Ullah - Asian Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies ,

This paper explores how unaccompanied refugee children from Syria made their way to destination countries and how they become unaccompanied and the consequences of being unaccompanied.