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 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Egyptian migrant workers organise an online campaign to demand the end of the Kafala system and a revision of the fees and fines applied to work Workers group: Migrant workers Policy grievances Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan April 12, 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
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
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
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
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
After the failure of the barganing with the government, the workers of 65 municipalities out of 100 resume an open-ended strike to obtain full satisfaction of their demands for greater social security rights and labor allowances 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 31, 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
Smart application drivers who work for Careem start an open-ended strike nationwide to protest the company's policies and its inaction 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 May 15, 2022
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart