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 41 - 50 of 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
Workers of the Municipality of Mafraq stage a strike to demand the respect of their social security rights Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Mafraq Jordan December 3, 2020
Drivers operating on the Ramtha-Syria route stage a protest against the Covid-19 closure of the Syrian border Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Ramtha Jordan November 25, 2020
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins across the Kingdom to protest the decision of the agency to deduct part of their wages Workers group: Union / Syndicate Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A National Jordan November 17, 2020
Workers of the sport sector stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Industry and Trade to demand the reopening of their activities after Covid-related closures, demanding compensations Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan November 16, 2020
Migrant workers of an industrial plant of Hussein Industrial city stage a protest stand to demand a working holiday to celebrate the funeral of a dead colleague Workers group: Migrant workers Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Hussein Industrial City (Irbid) Jordan November 15, 2020
Drivers operating at the Allenby Bridge stage a sit-in at Ministry of Transportations to protest the concurrence of car-pooling apps and unlicensed drivers Workers group: Self-employed, Collective / Informal group Corporatist grievances Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan November 3, 2020
Owners of nurseries and working mothers stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Social Development protest against the Covid-related closures of nurseries Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan October 21, 2020
Owners of private schools stage a sit-in in front of Irbid Education Directorate to protest against the decision to impose distance learning to contain Covd-19 Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Irbid Jordan October 11, 2020
Yarmouk University’s administrative staff demands greater bonuses Workers group: Public Sector Corporate grievances Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Irbid Jordan October 11, 2020
Shopkeepers of an Amman Mall close their shops to demand a reduction of their rent by 50% as a compensation for the losses produced by the Covid-19 pandemic Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances Other Other N/A Amman Jordan September 30, 2020

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart