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Harassment, Honour, Gossip, and the Reputation of Young Women in Jordan

Julia Droeber


Salwa, who studies languages at the university, wanted to earn some extra money during the semester break. A friend had given her the address of an office that was looking for a part-time secretary. Although she first had some doubts, she eventually applied for the job (with the approval of her parents) because she desperately needed the money. The office was conveniently located in a huge office building between her home and the university, so that she could easily go there by bus, and go to the library after work.


Sexual harassment; Honour; Jordan; Women's reputation

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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.459


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ISSN: 0259-9953

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