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Queen chairs National Council for Family Affairs board of trustees meeting

Her Majesty Queen Rania on Monday chaired the annual board of trustees meeting of the National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA), where the attendees discussed the council’s past achievements and future plans.

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NCFA, UNICEF present strategy to end violence against children

AMMAN — UNICEF and the National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) on Tuesday presented a strategy resulting from their national campaign to end violence against children in Jordan titled “Ma’an, Together Towards a Safe School”, according to a UNICEF statement.

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Children issues ‘superficially reported’ in Jordanian media — UN-NCFA assessment

Coverage of children’s issues by local media tends to be “superficial”, with “many” journalists lacking the legal understanding of concepts pertaining to child protection, according to an assessment report.

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Wasta seen as a necessary evil by Jordanians, survey finds

AMMAN — The vast majority of Jordanian families — 83 per cent — believe that nepotism (wasta) is a form of corruption, yet 65 per cent deem it as necessary to get a job, according to the 2014 Family Status Report.

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Signing agreement to institutionalize the "Automation of Procedures for Handling Family Violence Cases" Project

In keeping with its efforts to enhance the family protection system at the national level and to strengthen its partnership and coordination with institutions concerned with the protection system, an agreement was signed today to institutionalize the "Automation of Procedures for Handling Family

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NCFA to draft a child rights law

Deputizing for the Speaker of the House of Representatives Eng. Atef At-Tarawneh, the first House-Deputy Eng.

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