Armenian Women In Jordan


Armenian women

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Dargarabedian, A. (1). Armenian Women In Jordan. Al-Raida Journal, 24-26.


Armenians are among the smallest ethnic minorities in Jordan and have been in the country for a fairly long period of time. This paper will deal mainly with the position and role of Armenian women in Jordanian society by reviewing their general characteristics, social and economic status (based on data from a recent study about Armenians in Jordan), using indicators that reflect their position and role in the concerned areas from a gendered perspective.


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