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 111 - 120 of 706
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
Third category employees of the Ministry of Education go on strike to obtain better labor conditions 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 National Jordan November 27, 2019
Dozens of workers dismissed from the Lafarge ciment company stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Labor demanding their reintegration to work Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan November 25, 2019
Employees of the University of Science and Technology (Ramtha) hold a protest stand to demand overarching improvements of their labour conditions 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 Ramtha Jordan November 24, 2019
Careem and Uber drivers stage a sit-in in front of the headquarters of the two companies in Irbid demanding a reduction of the commission fees Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Irbid Jordan November 24, 2019
Unemployed youth Amman's Tafilah holds a night march to protest against the government delays in addressing their promises to create job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan November 20, 2019
"Yellow Taxi" drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament to demand protection against the concurrence of unlicensed drivers, and the right to establish a union Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly, Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan November 13, 2019
Yellow Taxi drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Land Transport Authority asking for measures against the concurrence of ride-hailing apps Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan November 5, 2019
Workers of Lafarge Cement Company inaugurate an open-ended sit-in in front of the Ministry of Labor to protest against the company's decision to dismiss 200 workers Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan November 4, 2019
Careem and Uber drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Transportation to protest against the commission and ride distribution policies applied by the companies Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan November 4, 2019
Careem and Uber drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Transportation to protest against the commission and ride distribution policies applied by the companies Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan November 3, 2019

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart