Jordanian Women Union


To eliminate all types of discrimination against Jordanian women.

To emphasize the role of Jordanian women in society and to empower them to practice their rights based on equality, justice, and respect.

To raise Jordanian women’s awareness of their role in society and to strengthen their participation in all fields of society.

To enhance and encourage Jordanian women’s participation in public life.

To eliminate legal, cultural, and political illiteracy among Jordanian women.

To eliminate all legal, economic, social, and cultural barriers against women, by the human rights conventions signed by the Jordanian government.

To promote human rights, in general, and women’s and children’s rights, in particular.

To network and cooperate with other Arab women’s organizations, with a specific focus on the rights of Palestinian and Arab women.

To establish and maintain solidarity with international women’s rights movements.


  • Establishment Date: 1990
  • Members:
  • Branches: 15
  • President: Amna Al Zoubi
  • Managing Board: Vice President: Sohaila Samawi
    Secretary: Amal Abdel Karim
    Treasurer: Elham Abu Libdeh
  • Election Period: 3 years
  • Last Election: 14/10/2017

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