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 21 - 30 of 627
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
A fierce protest wave erupted on a national scale to protest 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 14, 2021
Engineers working at the Ministry of Education inaugurate an open-ended strike to obtain a 150% salary raise and equal labor treatment with the rest of the engineers employed in the public sector 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 October 14, 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
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to protest against the decision of the administration to force them to take four-month-long unpaid leave Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan November 8, 2021
Jordanian massively use the hashtag "The water of the enemy is occupation" on Twitter to condemn the agreement signed between Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates to swap solar energy and desalinated water. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Online campaign Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan November 23, 2021
Uber drivers inaugurate a partial open-ended strike to protest against the service charges and the restrictive rating policies applied by the company 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 22, 2021
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
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
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
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart