Tamkeen for Legal Aid and Human Rights

Tamkeen is a Jordanian non-governmental organisation that works on promoting the principles of human rights, combatting human trafficking; as well as protecting the rights of the most vulnerable groups in society, particularly Migrant Workers and Refugees, through a three-prong strategy of: prevention, protection and prosecution.

Our Goal
Increasing legal awareness within Jordanian Society, with a focus on issues related to Labour Laws, the rights and duties of workers and the Anti-Human Trafficking law. Tamkeen is also works on promoting the rule of law by ensuring the effective participation of human rights activists, lawyers, judges and those responsible for implementing and proposing legal amendments in issues related to its work; in addition to enabling victims whose rights have been violated to seek justice.

Our Vision
Supporting labour rights movements and migrant workers’ in their efforts to combat Forced Labour in the labour market through our work with a network of activists and stakeholders dedicated to advocating and defending the rights of marginalized groups in our society.
Furthermore, Tamkeen provides find and identify effective solutions to issues faced by the marginalised groups in society through the provision of legal services and human rights education; conducting media and advocacy campaigns; as well as the development of training programs. The Centre also publishes studies, researches and analysis regarding the current issues and policies affecting these groups in the aim of promoting human rights and brining about real change for the rights of migrants, victims of trafficking and forced labour.

– Web site: https://www.tamkeen-jo.org/

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– e-mail address: [email protected]

– contact person name and position: Linda Al Kalash, Executive Director

– contact person’s e-mail address: [email protected]

– working areas: Labour, Migration and combating human trafficking