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 51 - 60 of 627
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Students of Al-Balqa Applied University hold a sit-in to protest the decision of the presidency to introduce a computerized marking system Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression, Bargaining Al-Balqa Jordan January 15, 2019
The employees of the Directorate of Works of al-Balqa governorate stage a sit-in to demand the equalization of their labor and social security rights with those of the other 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...) Bargaining al-Balqa Jordan November 27, 2018
Employees of al-Balqa Directorate of Works stage a one-hour strike to demand better labor and social security 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 Al-Balqa Jordan December 18, 2018
Indian and Bangladeshi workers at the Abwab Al-Khair garment-manufacturing factory go on strike to demand the payment of their back salaries Workers group: Migrant workers Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Hussein Industrial Zone Jordan January 2, 2019
The unemployed of al-Jafr area renew their sit-in in front of the municipality building to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Jafr Jordan August 30, 2021
The unemployed of al-Jafr area stage sit-in on the al-Jafr bridge to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Jafr Jordan November 21, 2021
Hundreds of unemployed from the Al-Jafr area inaugurate an open-ended sit-in to demand employment in the local phosphate mines Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Al-Jafr Jordan June 20, 2021
Unemployed stage a sit-in outside the Municipality of al-Jafr and send a letter to the King to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Jafr Jordan November 11, 2021
Workers and retirees of the Jordanian Cement Factories Company "Lafarge Holcim" stage a sit-in in front of the plant to demand the respect of their labor rights Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Procedural action Al-Qadisiyah Jordan July 6, 2020
Workers of the Qatrana Ciment Company inaugurate an open-ended hunger strike against the company's repeated violations of labour rights Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Hunger Strike Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Qatranah Jordan October 13, 2019

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart