Mapping of Collective Actions in Jordan

Publication Date: 2019

The mapping of collective actions in Jordan tracks mobilisations by groups of people whose goal is to achieve a common objective.

Each mapped collective action is based on a typology devised by the Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action.

The objective of this database is to explore collective actions by providing accurate data and relevant information on mobilisations happening in the country.

Explore the interactive charts below the table.

Data collection for this mapping is done by the CeSSRA team.

Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the CeSSRA team.

Period covered by data collection: September 1st, 2019 - till present.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Hundreds of protesters march in downtown Amman after parties called for a demonstration to denounce the increase in prices, to demand reforms and to criticise the arrest of opponents Political Party Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan June 10, 2022
The campaign “Stand up with the teacher” launches an online campaign to denounce how private schools do not always pay their teachers through bank accounts or electronic wallets Campaign Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan April 12, 2022
Dozens of engineers employed at the Ministry of the Education stage a sit-in in various localities of the Kingdom demanding equal labor treatment with the rest of ministerial employees Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan September 26, 2018
Students at the Jordan University of Science and Technology launch an online campaign using the hastag ''technology harasser'' to share their testimonies about a university professor who harassed them and to demand an external investigation Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice Online campaign Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Jordan June 6, 2022
Engineers and agronomists working for the Ministry of Education inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand equal labor treatment with the rest of ministerial employees Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan December 3, 2018
The Jordanian Teachers' Association organizes a nationwide solidarity march with the union in defiance of the wave of preemptive arrests Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice March Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Jordan June 30, 2021
UNRWA employees strike in UNRWA camps in Jordan to demand ther labour rights Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Jordan November 29, 2021
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to demand their rights Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan November 16, 2021
The Independent Federation of Trade Unions of Municipality Workers of Jordan inaugurates an open-ended strike for municipality workers to obtain better working conditions Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Jordan October 8, 2018
Over 1000 Careem drivers inaugurate an open-ended strike to protest against the rise in the commission rates Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan July 13, 2021

Pages

Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart