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Social Justice Projects

01 Feb 2022

Building Bridges and Blending Fringes: Social Protection for People with Disabilities in Karak, Jordan

Overview: This project seeks to empower a community-based organisation (CBO) in Karak, Jordan - Mateen Charitable Organisation of Karak (MCOK) - to advocate for People with Disabilities (PWDs) using evidence-based research.  By using the most effective tools currently at hand, the WANA Institute  se...
01 Jan 2021

Towards Inclusive Participation of Vulnerable Women and People with Disabilities in Social and Economic Life

The West Asia - North Africa Institute (WANA), in partnership with IM Swedish Development Partner, has been implementing “Towards Inclusive Participation of Vulnerable Women and People with Disabilities in Social and Economic Life” since 2019. This five-year programme aims to increase the skills of ...
01 Jan 2020

Towards Social and Economic Inclusion of Young Marginalised Women and People with Disabilities

Through a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project, the WANA Institute will equip 80 young people (ages 22 through 30) across the different governorates with the necessary skills to develop analytical reports and practical solutions for pressing issues that contribute to the social and economic e...
01 May 2019

Empowering Jordanian Youth to Advocate for SDGs

The project aims to empower 20 Jordanian young persons to advocate for SDGs 5, 11, and 16 through using mobile phone filmmaking. Activities: WANA will conduct the selection of 20 Jordanian trainees, based on pre-determined criteria.  Trainees are 18 -30 of age. Trainees are from the Balqa Govern...
01 Jan 2019

Towards Inclusive Participation of Vulnerable Women and People with Disabilities in Social and Economic Life

This project aims to increase the skills of young people to advocate about the issues facing young women and persons with disabilities (PwD) in Jordan and actively contribute to policy-making.  
31 Dec 2016

The Jordan Civil Society Initiative

The Jordan Civil Society Initiative aims at transforming Jordan’s civil society sector in an active and impactful development stakeholder by building the capacity of NGOs and CSOs for strategy development, programme design, proposal writing, empirical research design, communication, advocacy for res...
24 Nov 2016

Strengthening of Think Tanks, Youth Initiatives and Civil Society Organisations

This project aims at strengthening the capacity of non-governmental stakeholders to deliver results-based development assistance by equipping them with skills, tools and evidence, combined with an overall levelling of the playing field.
01 Jan 2015

Strengthening Women’s Legal Empowerment

Through a strengthened legal protection framework, violence against women decreases and women regularly receive their inheritance and property rights.
01 Jan 2015

Committing to Universal Legal Empowerment

This projects aims to empower civil society and other key actors with the knowledge, skills and tools to develop more effective legal empowerment programmes. The expected result is that civil society practitioners will use evidence-driven methods to amend, design and evaluate their legal empowerment...
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