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 31 - 40 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
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
Smart application drivers who work for Careem start an open-ended strike nationwide to protest the company's decision to decrease the price of the trips by 20% Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan June 19, 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
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
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 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
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
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
Hundreds of Talabat delivery workers strike nationwide to protest working conditions Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan August 31, 2022
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart