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Launch of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign in Morocco – 2019

Sunday, February 2, 2020

As part of the UN system-wide initiatives for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, UN Women Morocco launched the 16 days campaign with an awareness-raising and informational village where all stakeholders involved (institutional departments, UN agencies, civil society organizations and media outlets) were present, each had an informational stand, to present and discuss with the public their individual efforts to end violence against women and girls. As part of the...

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...

Jordan National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 (English)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Government of Jordan, with the support of UN Women, successfully developed its first National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security through an inclusive and participatory consultation process. National and international partners are joining forces to support its implementation. Learn more about the #JONAP through this video.

#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

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...

#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

Faces of Masculinity - Palestine

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

As part of the “Because I am a man" campaign, this video explores the different facets of masculinity in Palestine and some of the key findings of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in an artistic way from the perspective of the visual artist and activist Randistic.

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.

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.

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Iraq

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

تشرح شذى العبوسي العضوة السابقة في البرلمان العراقي والناشطة في مجال حقوق الإنسان والمرأة لماذا يعتبر تمثيل المرأة أمراً أساسياً لتحقيق السلام والأمن في العراق. Former Member of the Iraqi Parliament and women’s rights activist, Shatha Al Abosi, explains why women's representation is essential for peace and security in Iraq. Read how other women in the country are working to resolve conflict in their communities: http://unwo.men/lZeW30lKaAU

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:...

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,...

Empowering women in Za'atari refugee camp

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

UN Women's cash-for-work programme for Syrian women refugees produces 1,000 baby kits per year which are distributed to newborns and their mothers in the Za’atari refugee camp. This initiative is generously funded by the Government of Japan. تمكين النساء والفتيات في مخيم الزعتري تقوم النساء السوريات من خلال برنامج العمل-مقابل-أجر التابع الأمم المتحدة للمرأة وبتمويل سخي من الحكومة اليابانية بإنتاج 1,000 قطعة تحتوي على مستلزمات أطفال حديثي الولادة في السنة والتي توزع على حاديثي الولادة وأمهاتهم في...

UN Women Executive Director with Youth at #iifmena 2016 in Sharjah

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka speaking to a group of young women in a youth workshop at conference of "Investing in the Future- Building the Resilience of Women&Girls in the Arab Region". Conference was held on 19 and 20 October 2016 in Sharjah, the UAE.

CEDAW - Tunisia

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The video was developed under the strategy of dissemination of the CEDAW, which goal is to popularize the understanding of CEDAW among all citizens of Tunisia. The video is elaborated in collaboration with the UN Women, United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner and the United Nations Population Fund.

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.

CEDAW cartoon (the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The animated video was launched by UN Women Jordan, during the "16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence" campaign in 2015. The aim of the video is to address negative connotations associated with the CEDAW Convention among the general public in Jordan – while highlighting the positive effects of its implementation in the society. The animated video is the result of joint advocacy efforts under the dedicated joint programme on CEDAW - implemented by UN Women, UNICEF and UNFPA in...

UN Women Jordan: Our Transformative Changes

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

UN Women supports social cohesion through a resilience-based inclusive community development model. The unique contribution of UN Women stems from an integrated strategy that takes into consideration the critical links between humanitarian action and development efforts to sustain transformational changes in the lives of women and their communities. Video by: UN Women/ Christopher Herwig

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...

Into our own hands

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Video animation produced by Asia Alfasi in collaboration with PositiveNegatives.

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