Funded by the European Union Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU 'MADAD' Fund and in the frame of the multicounty two years project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, and women in the host communities”, a training on “Protecting the rights of migrant workers, refugees and combating human trafficking” for Syrian and Jordanian community facilitators was carried out by the consortium member Tamkeen Fields for Aid on 28 November 2018 in Amman, Jordan.
The Two days training covered topics on the international framework for combating the crime of human trafficking, the rights and duties of migrant workers and refugees in accordance with the national framework, the crime of human trafficking - definition, elements - indicators, and how to identify victims, the forced Labour, child labour, and sex trafficking of women. Moreover, topics on the Jordanian labour law, rights and duties, procedures for employing Syrians, social security and public safety were covered as well.
Through the project, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (efi-ife.org) in partnership with Business Development Centre (BDC) (bdc.org.jo) and Tamkeen (tamkeen-jo.org) in Jordan are conducing activities for improving the livelihood of women Syrian refugees and host community. Furthermore, they are contributing to eliminate practical, social, cultural and legal barriers to their employment.