Jordan: Report reveals high levels of sexual harassment in the workplace

Author: Rana Husseini, Jordan Times, Published on: 27 November 2018

‘More than half of women seeking workplace legal counsel have experienced sexual harassment', 25 November, 2018

Over 50 per cent of Jordanian women and around 73 per cent of Syrian refugee women who sought legal consultations for workplace issues informally reported that they had experienced sexual harassment, according to a local study. The findings were revealed in a report on sexual harassment in the workplace, titled “Silent Women”, which was prepared by the Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD) for the international “16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence”, campaign....The report recommended raising the awareness of employees on reporting mechanisms and the relevant law, as well as setting up a hotline for reporting harassment...

 

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