The IRCKHF partnered with the Research Center at the Jordanian Parliament to mainstream gender perception among members of parliament and has been contributing to national efforts in researching and recommending strategies to address the root causes of gender inequality and patriarchy.
ADVOCACY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
The IRCKHF pioneered research on child labor, home-bound girls, and the rights of youth deprived of family ties.
The IRCKHF also lead an impactful coalition calling for the rights of children of Jordanian mothers married to non-Jordanians and submitted the NGOs reports to the Convention of the Rights of Children in Geneva in 2013, and the Shadow Report for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2017.
EMPOWERING CIVIL SOCIETY
Since the Arab Spring in 2011, the IRCKHF has been annually assessing the sustainability of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Jordan by focusing on the legal environment, organizational capacity, financial viability, advocacy, service provision, infrastructure, and public image of civil society sector. Findings indicate that while the legal environment and financial viability have become more challenging, CSOs are more organized, and collaboration and advocacy continue to improve.Read more
INCLUSION AND RESILIENCE
The IRCKHF launched a novel digital platform for youth deprived of family ties and orphans; ‘AlBedaya’ (The beginning in Arabic), providing youth with practical information while also raising awareness about their experiences.
To improve the resilience of refugee women in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan,recommendations to policymakers were articulated. It embedded gender-based violence rehabilitation services within business services to support women entrepreneurs- especially those with disabilities, as well as their family members.