Mapping of Collective Actions in Jordan

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 Lebanon Support.

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 Lebanon Support’s team.

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

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

Displaying 1 - 10 of 542
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
More than a hundred voluntary teachers stage a sit-in outside the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centers for Women and Persons with Disabilities to protest the decrease in services 100 Workers group: School teachers / University professors Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan January 10, 2022
Teachers protest on a national scale against the new career grid purposed by the Ministry of Education, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances Demonstration, Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan April 8, 2019
Public bus drivers inaugurate an open-ended strike to protest the government decision to reduce the public transport capacity due to Covid-19 pandemic, demanding compensations Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan March 13, 2021
On World Teacher's Day, the dissolved Syndicate of teachers cancels its plan to stage sit-ins in the syndicate's branches, and invites teachers to participate to celebrations in schools in light of recent goodwill gestures made by Education Ministry Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Other Celebration Other N/A Jordan October 5, 2021
Journalists and website employees stage a sit-in in front of the Jordan Press Association headquarters in Amman to protest against proposed amendments to media-related regulations Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Bargaining Jordan September 5, 2021
Parents and students protest in several localities of the Kingdom against the continuation of the Teachers' strike Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Other Demonstration Other N/A Jordan September 17, 2019
Talabat delivery workers inaugurate an open-ended partial strike to protest against the company's decision to reduce riders' fees 2400 Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan August 29, 2021
Careem and Uber drivers inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand a reduction of the deduction rate applied by the two companies Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan April 13, 2021
Uber drivers inaugurate an open-ended strike to protest against the service charges and the restrictive rating policies applied by the company 4500 Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan August 12, 2021
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to demand ther rights 7000 Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan November 24, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart