Obstacles To Women's Work In Jordanian Society

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Dr. Nesreen Nabil Rawhe Atieh


The study dealt with the reality of women’s political participation in Jordan, and the historical method was used, to gather as much information as possible that documents the Jordanian women’s march within the context of their historical, political and social reading. And to identify the obstacles, the researcher used the addition of a deliberate sample of women and men who have completed postgraduate studies in order to support the hypothesis of the existence of obstacles that take mostly the nature and cultural heritage and some legal obstacles, and obstacles related to educational curricula and education paths for females, and the employment of religious texts in proportion to the general mood, and with the aim of answering On the main question of the study, which is: What are the obstacles that prevent the participation of Jordanian women in political life, and what are the ways to treat them? The study found that the legal obstacles had less impact on political participation than the social cultural heritage and the impact of the school curricula that overlooked women being in decision-making positions and reflecting their image as subservient to men. Its health and in line with the inferior social view of women is one of the most important obstacles to women’s political participation and their presence in decision-making positions. The study also developed a set of recommendations classified within ways to address obstacles, including the need to adopt long-term strategies and plans by organizations concerned with women’s affairs in order to change the social view of women in its various dimensions, and also focus on women’s involvement in academic fields that are not limited to the field of care and services and help them to They assumed their place and position in political participation, and that the concerned authorities from civil society organizations, ministries and legislative councils work to develop plans and programs that would raise the status of women by changing the stereotypical image of women in the societal mentality, and for the quota system to remain in place until the desired change is brought about, as recommended The study conducts more research and studies that discuss the basis and causes of obstacles stemming from the culture of society and search for practical ways to address them.

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