GFJW signs project contracts with eight local associations

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AMMAN — The General Federation of Jordanian Women (GFJW) signed project contracts with eight associations as part of a pilot initiative to support local community institutions, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

According to a statement from the GFJW issued Saturday, the initiative is in the context of implementing a project dubbed “increasing local access to gender equality in Jordan”, funded by the European Union and the Danish Centre for Research and Studies.

The statement said that the contracts were signed at the GFJW headquarters in the presence of representatives from the eight associations who were selected after an impartial, objective evaluation done by a committee whose members included delegates from the ministries of health and social development, as well as representatives from the federation.

The eight associations are geographically distributed across the governorates of Mafraq, Irbid, Ajloun, Zarqa, and Jerash.

The President of the GFJW emphasized that the initiative was part of strengthening partnership and support for local civil society institutions, and emphasized the role of the federation in building the capacity of local institutions to contribute to sustainable development and to promote a human rights-based approach.

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