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Jordan: Call to strengthen the participation of Syrian refugee women in the labor market

2020-12-01

The experts participating in the forum 'Promoting Access to Protection, Economic Participation and Services for Refugee Women and Women in Host Countries' affirmed that many Syrian refugee women are responsible for the needs of their families.

An investigative study revealed that one in four families in Zaatari camp is cared for by a woman.

work for harmonizing migration policies with the needs of the labor market in order to increase the participation of refugees in economic activities.

For her part, the ambassador of the European Union in Jordan, Maria Hajethiodusio, stressed that efforts must be maintained so that Syrian women can access the necessary training for their integration into the labor market in a legal way which will enable them to benefit from the necessary services.