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 81 - 90 of 706
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Parents of students staged a sit-in in front of the Jizah Education Directorate building against the decision to feminize Hay Al-Barak School. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan September 5, 2021
Eligible stage a sit-in in front of the Civil Service Bureau in Amman to demand the possibility for over-48 years old citizens to apply for the position of civil servants Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan February 19, 2020
Citizens and CSOs stage a sit-in in Amman’s fourth circle to protest against the deterioration of socio-economic conditions and to demand the implementation of overarching reforms for greater social justice and an amnesty law Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan December 27, 2018
Careem and Uber drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Land Transport Regulatory Commission in Amman to protest the delay in issuing their permits Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan April 21, 2019
Dozens of foreign travel drivers stage a sit-in in Amman as their resume their protests to demand to work 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 July 13, 2021
Lawyers stage a sit-in in the Justice Palace in solidarity with their union leader Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan January 5, 2022
Engineers working in the public sector hold a sit-in at the Ministry of Public Works to ask for an increase of their technical allowance Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan January 6, 2020
Banana importers stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament demanding to open the doors to banana imports to compensate for the shortages in local production Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining, Procedural action Amman Jordan November 18, 2018
Unemployed pilots stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament building demanding to be employed by local airlines Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan March 10, 2019
Employees of the "Jordanian-Syrian Land Transport Company" stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament to protest against unpaid salary Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan August 29, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart