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Shari’ah, Fiqh and State Laws (Arabic subtitles)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The boundaries between some key terms such as Shariʿah, fiqh and Islamic law are often blurred and confused in everyday language. This confusion contributes to gender inequality in modern family laws in ways that are detrimental to women. Attempts to reform state laws in the direction of justice and equality for women have been opposed by those who perceive them as going against Shariʿah. This video highlights why it is essential to distinguish between these terms in order to set the divine and...

Muslim Family Laws: What Makes Reform Possible? (Arabic subtitles)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Reform is often resisted on the grounds that Muslim family laws are divine and thus not open to change. Yet in reality change and reform have been inherent in Muslim legal tradition. The video highlights concepts and tools from Muslim legal tradition that can pave the way for family laws that are more in line with contemporary Muslim realities, justice and gender equality. عادة ما يلقى الإصلاح مقاومة على أساس أن قوانين الأسرة المسلمة إلهية، وبالتالي لا يمكن تغييرها. ولكن الواقع يشي بأن التغيير...

Life in Exile: Rebuilding Lives in Iraq

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

There are 3.3 million refugees and internally displaced persons in Iraq. Many been brutalized by violence and denied access to safety and basic services. Newly displaced women and girls are often marginalized and stigmatized in camps. UN Women is working with partners to empower refugee and displaced women and girls through education, counseling and work opportunities.

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Iraq - Liza Nisan Hado

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

تتحدث ليزة نيسان حيدو، رئيسة جمعية نساء بغداد عن أولويات النساء لإنهاء العنف في العراق وإصلاح نسيجه الاجتماعي. Liza Nisan Hado, President of the Baghdad Women Association, speaks about women’s priorities to end violence in Iraq and repair its social fabrics.

Teaser - Understanding Masculinities in Lebanon: Adnan’s Story – Lebanon

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

In #Lebanon, some men are challenging the gender roles’ stereotypes by sharing the house and care work. To hear their stories, and to find out what you can do to promote gender equality across the region, see the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), the largest multi-country study of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, at www.imagesmena.org. في لبنان، يتحدى بعض الرجال الصور النمطية حول...

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Yemen

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

تشرح نيللي ناجي ناشطة حقوقية ونسوية كيف ساهم تمثيل المرأة في الحوار الوطني في نجاحه وكيف يمكن للنساء المساعدة في إنهاء النزاع في اليمن. Nilli Naji, a Yemeni human and women’s rights activist explains how the representation of women in the National Dialogue contributed to its success and how women can help end the conflict in Yemen.

Evaluation and the SDGs - Arabic subtitles

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

[Click on the closed captions (CC) button to see Arabic subtitles] Human rights, social justice and gender equality approaches are at the forefront of the Global Evaluation Agenda. Evaluation, and in particular gender-responsive evaluation, has a critical role to play in ensuring the inclusion of those traditionally marginalized and discriminated against. In this vein, the UN Women Independent Evaluation Office is working to strengthen gender-responsive evaluation within the UN System and at...

Yemeni Women building peace in times of war - Mareb

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

فاطمة احمد تطوعت كوسيطة لحل نزاع محلي في مأرب. تعرف على تجربتها عن طريق مشاهدة فقرة من فيلم: المرأة اليمنية تصنع السلام اثناء الحرب. #المرأة_اليمنية_تصنع_السلام Fatima Ahmad, a local community mediator from Mareb, is one of the women featured in our short films about Yemeni women peacemakers. #UNWomenYemen

How can women help bring peace back to their country (Arabic Subtitles)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

دائمًا ما تتسبب الحروب في ضحايا كثر، وعادة ما تكون النساء أولى ضحاياها. ولكن هل تعلم أن بامكان النساء أيضًا المساعدة في اعادة السلام الى بلادهن؟ التاريخ المعاصرمليء بأمثلة لنساء ساعدن حل النزاع وإعادة السلام إلى بلادهن.

Into our own hands

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Video animation produced by Asia Alfasi in collaboration with PositiveNegatives.

Understanding Masculinities: IMAGES MENA Regional Film

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

These four men are championing gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). From Egypt to Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine, their stories of being involved fathers, supporting women in business, and promoting gender equality more broadly challenge stereotypes of men in the region. For more stories, survey results, and what you can do to promote gender equality, see the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), coordinated by UN...

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Syria

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

تشرح زوزان علوش منسقة التنمية و الشؤون الإنسانية في الشمال السوري كيف يؤثر غياب تمثيل المرأة في المفاوضات سلباً على آفاق السلام في سوريا وما يمكن أن تجلبه المرأة إلى طاولة المفاوضات Zozan Alloush, Syrian Development and Humanitarian Coordinator, explains how the how the lack of women representation in negotiations is negatively impacting peace prospects in Syria and what women can bring to the negotiation table. Read more on how #SyrianWomen are working to bring peace to their communities:...

Global Award for Women's Empowerment - Jury Members

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

In 2017 UN Women and the Supreme Council for Women in Bahrain announced the Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women Empowerment. The award, to be presented every three years, recognizes individuals, organisations, companies and states who are doing exceptional work for women’s empowerment in their communities, across four categories. Each award is valued at USD $100,000. Jury Members: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka - Executive Director of UN Women Rt Hon Helen Clark - Former...

#MorePowerfulTogether Burj Khalifa - Dubai, UAE

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Imagine the world without half its power… On September 25th, the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai switched off half of its lights in support of UN Women’s HeForShe global initiative for gender equality. #MorePowerfulTogether

Evaluation and the SDGs - Arabic subtitles

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

[Click on the closed captions (CC) button to see Arabic subtitles] Human rights, social justice and gender equality approaches are at the forefront of the Global Evaluation Agenda. Evaluation, and in particular gender-responsive evaluation, has a critical role to play in ensuring the inclusion of those traditionally marginalized and discriminated against. In this vein, the UN Women Independent Evaluation Office is working to strengthen gender-responsive evaluation within the UN System and at...

#IChosetoSpeakUp

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Violence against women has different forms. Women and girls said, "#IChosetoSpeakUp". You too #SpeakUp This video was developed within the framework of "Combatting Violence against Women" programme in partnership with The National Council for Women and with the support of USAID/Egypt and produced by Giraffics

لأننى_رجل Because I am a Man – Morocco

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

إجبار الزوجة على ممارسة الجنس رغم امتناعها هو أيضا اغتصاب. #لون_العالم_برتقاليا #16يوما #لأننى_رجل Forcing sexual intercourse with one's spouse without the spouse's consent is Marital rape. #16Days #BecauseIamaman #OrangeTheWorld

Meet the four Winners of the “Princess Sabeeka Global Award for Women's Empowerment” 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The winners of the Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women's Empowerment were celebrated on 11 March 2019 at a side-event convened during the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. The award highlights innovative initiatives that bring about sustainable transformation for women's empowerment within their communities. #GlobalAward4Women #Bahrain #CSW63

Moroccan women take on climate change: Souhad from Kissane

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

في إطار مؤتمر الأطراف الثاني والعشرين الذي عقد في مراكش في نونبر 2016، سعت منظمة الأمم المتحدة للمرأة في المنطقة المغاربية إلى إبراز الخبرة والحلول التي تقدمها النساء المغربيات في مواجهة تغير المناخ. من إخراج كمال هشكار، تقدم هذه الملامح عمل المرأة في ثلاثة مواقع مختلفة في المغرب: دار بوعزة، الراشيدية و غفصاي و ذلك من أجل إظهار الصعوبات المرتبطة بتغير المناخ الذي تواجهها النساء و أيضا قدرتهن على التكيف و تطوير الفلاحة المستدامة In the framework of the COP22, held in Marrakech in November 2016,...

How can women help bring peace back to their country (Arabic Subtitles)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

دائمًا ما تتسبب الحروب في ضحايا كثر، وعادة ما تكون النساء أولى ضحاياها. ولكن هل تعلم أن بامكان النساء أيضًا المساعدة في اعادة السلام الى بلادهن؟ التاريخ المعاصرمليء بأمثلة لنساء ساعدن حل النزاع وإعادة السلام إلى بلادهن.

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