Towards stronger economic participation of women in Jordan


Under the Secretary General of the Ministry of Local Administration, H.E. Hussain Mheidat, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) attended the event of signing Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) between the Business Development Center (BDC) and 8 Jordanian municipalities, that took place on 8 September 2022 in Amman-Jordan.

The MOUs are signed in the frame of the project “Towards stronger economic participation of women in Jordan” that is implemented by EFI in partnership with BDC and Tamkeen for Legal Aid and Human Rights and is funded by the European Union (EU) through the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the “Madad Fund”.

These MOUs aim to build the capacities of the staff of Women Empowerment Units (WEEUs) at the municipalities and their beneficiaries of Syrian and Jordanian women, as well as, providing local businesses led by women with seed funds and incubation.