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 11 - 20 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
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
Careem and Uber drivers inaugurate an open-ended partial strike of eight hours per day to protest against the exclusion of smart application drivers from the government measure reducing the licensing fees for public transport vehicles by 30% Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan August 29, 2021
The campaign “Stand up with the teacher” launches an online campaign under the hashtag ''We are all Rouba'' after a teacher named Rouba died while she was pregnant due to bad working conditions Campaign Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Procedural action Jordan June 13, 2022
Teachers launch a campaign on social media in solidarity with 6 of their colleagues who are activists and were transferred to far away schools Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Online campaign Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan September 3, 2022
Taxi drivers, shared taxi drivers and bus and minibus drivers hold a one-day strike nationwide to protest the increase in fuel prices Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan June 28, 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
Public school teachers inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand salary raises Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Jordan September 8, 2019
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
Online campaign to protest against the gas deal between Jordan and Israel Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Online campaign Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan September 24, 2021
Fierce protests continue for the second day in a row against the government management of the Covid-19 crisis and its socio-economic backlashes Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Demonstration, Sit-in, Road blockade Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression Jordan March 15, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart