Peculiar Culture and Customer Centric Innovation

Hosted by UN Women and NAMA Women Advancement, Ghada Elkeissi, Head of Professional Services, Public Sector- Amazon MEA inspired women entrepreneurs with Amazon case study on how to adopt an innovative business model while having a customer centered approach.

Topics covered:

• How do we organize for innovation & growth?
• Working Backwards: 5 Customer Questions.
• Customer Enablement Ecosystem

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1 in 3 women globally will experience some form of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime?

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

Did you know that one in three women globally will experience some form of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime? 

The international community is committed to ending Violence Against Women, once and for all. 

But for that to happen, we need to know as much about the situation as possible. 

Because when we have more information, we can see how the picture needs to change.  

That’s why collecting and using data is one of our most…

Highlights of the Empower Her Art Forum 2023

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

The Empower Her Art Forum is a global event based in Egypt, with the participation of female artists from 34 countries across five continents. In addition to displaying the artists' work, the Forum also includes workshops, direct drawing, and panel discussions. We are also pleased to announce that, for the first time in Egypt, paintings will be printed in Braille to better integrate blind people into a visual art event and the larger society as a whole. Our hope is this will open new…

UN Women Message Commemorating the First Meeting of the Emergency Committee

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

Armed conflicts in the Arab region have proliferated and have generated a devasting impact on societies, including vulnerable groups of women and girls - particularly among the refugees and displaced, bringing about a number of social, economic and security challenges that have overshadowed women and girls’ security and safety in armed conflicts. 
 
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 adopted in 2000 on Women, Peace and Security stressed the importance…

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2020 - Lebanon

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

In 2020, on the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), the United Nations System in Lebanon, the Sexual and Gender-based Violence Taskforce (SGBV TF) and the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) joined forces, to end and prevent gender-based violence in Lebanon. Entitled Safety from violence is everyone’s right (السلامة من العنف حق للجميع)the campaign included a social media campaign which ran for 16 days, with the…

International Women’s Day 2020 – TVC – Lebanon

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

In 2020, to recognize International Women’s Day, the United Nations System in Lebanon, coordinated by UN Women, came together around a joint campaign structured around the tagline Nahnou Laha (Her Fight is Our Fight). It builds on the global theme and tells the history of women’s rights and gender equality in Lebanon, to recognize some of the most prominent women who shaped Lebanon’s history and the legacy of their struggles for peace and gender justice.

As part of the joint…

Awareness animation to TVET school students

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

Women have equal rights as men to work in different industries and jobs that are decent. Check out this animated video that speaks to this issue. 

The video aims at encouraging women to join non-traditional sectors of the labor market as well as employers to hire more women technicians. This video targets young girls and boys in technical and vocational education and training schools (TVET) from 16-18 years old to open up discussions on this topic. It was developed by IECD…

Message by UN WOMEN’S National Goodwill Ambassador for Lebanon

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

Message by UN WOMEN’S National Goodwill Ambassador for Lebanon, Joyce Azzam/Stand up for Women IWD 2023 UN Lebanon Campaign.

The UN Lebanon joint IWD 2023’s campaign, "Stand up for women" led by UN Women, launched on March 8, 2023 expands the global International Women's Day campaign theme –"DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality"- to include innovators in sports and the arts as well as the fields of science and technology. It recognizes women's leadership in all…

UN Lebanon’s joint Stand up for Women Campaign led by UN Women

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

The UN Lebanon joint IWD 2023’s campaign, "Stand up for women" led by UN Women, launched on March 8, 2023 expands the global International Women's Day campaign theme –"DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality"- to include innovators in sports and the arts as well as the fields of science and technology. It recognizes women's leadership in all fields, including where biased norms and stereotypes have kept women away.

This video is part of the joint UN Lebanon campaign…

Nokia Saudi Arabia women in tech inaugural internship

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

As part of their commitment to the Women’s Empowerment Principles, in August 2022, Nokia Saudi Arabia initiated its first internship programme for women in the tech sector in partnership with UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States, to contribute to the increased participation of women in STEM in Saudi Arabia.

في أغسطس 2022، نفذت شركة نوكيا في المملكة العربية السعودية أول برنامج تدريب داخلي للنساء في قطاع التكنولوجيا، بالشراكة مع المكتب الإقليمي لهيئة الأمم المتحدة للمرأة للدول…

Bahrain Global Award for Women's Empowerment - Public Sector

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

The mission of the Bahia Public Defender's office is to promote legal assistance for poor people and human rights violations. The institution was created in 1985 with the purpose of providing legal assistance for those who cannot afford it, particularly for those who have been victims of human rights violations. Over the years, the Bahia Public Defender's office has expanded its services to provide all kinds of legal assistance, with a strong focus on human rights. This includes providing…

Bahrain Global Award for Women's Empowerment - Individual Championship winner

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

Nawal Mostafa is the Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Individual Championship award winner. She is the founder of "New Life" initiative, which aims to support female prisoners and their children. The initiative also provides training and employment opportunities for these women, so they can earn a living and support themselves and their families.

#womenempowerment #bahrain #globalawards

Bahrain Global Award for Women's Empowerment - Civil Society Winner

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

Vivian Ninisiima's interview with @UNWomen in #Bahrain during the Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for women’s empowerment. Vivian is the Gender and Advocacy Manager at Rukungiri Women Integrated Development Foundation (RWIDF).
 
RWIDF aims to enhance and transform marginalized women and girls, youth, and adults through transforming their lives. This includes empowering them economically, socially, and politically, and addressing the root causes of…

Bahrain Global Award for Women's Empowerment - Private Sector Winner

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

Tunde Adayemi’s, CEO and Co-founder of D-Olivette Global Enterprise, interview with @UNWomen in #Bahrain during the Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for women’s empowerment.  
 
D-Olivette Global Enterprise is the private sector award winner of the Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women’s Empowerment. The company is based in Nigeria, and works on innovations aimed at zero waste from the use of wood as an energy source in…

Addressing period poverty in Tripoli, Lebanon – Part 2

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

In 2021, the Lebanese Social Enterprise, Roof and Roots Association, UN Women and ACTED, launched a sanitary product manufacturing unit in Jabal Mohsen, Tripoli, Lebanon. The unit seeks to address women’s increased need for safe and affordable hygiene products, in light of Lebanon’s soaring economy and the rise of period poverty. Under the project 20 women have received training sessions on the production of sanitary products at a manufacturing unit, and a further 100 women were trained in…

16 Days of Activism video 2022 - UN Women Lebanon Country Office

Date: Monday, 31 July 2023

In 2022, on the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) (25 November -10 December), the United Nations System in Lebanon, the Gender Working Group (GWG), the Gender-Based Violence Working Group (GBV WG) and the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) joined forces to launch a Social Media Campaign to serve as a call to action to mobilize partners, stakeholders, individuals, and the public at large to engage in activism to prevent violence against women…

SURVIVORS AS CHANGEMAKERS FOR JUSTICE

Date: Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Sexual violence continues to be a horrific feature of today’s conflicts, affecting millions of people worldwide. In the MENA region, sexual violence in conflict contexts has been used by state and non-state actors as a brutal weapon of war, with detrimental impacts on entire communities. Accountability for conflict-related sexual violence remains elusive, leaving survivors and their families with no justice and redress. UN Women and HÁWAR.help have been honored to bring together women…

“It’s simple, but it will make a difference” campaign – Water Consumption video

Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Water is one of the natural resources that it is impossible to live without... We have to start with ourselves and rationalize our water consumption ensure a sustainable future for the coming generations...Women have proven that change is possible and in smart and simple ways, it’s simple, but it will make a difference!

This campaign has been developed in partnership with the National Council for Women in line with…

“It’s simple, but it will make a difference” campaign – Tree video

Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Fresh air, clean water, and food are all essential for living...we need to preserve the environment and our resources to ensure a sustainable future for the coming generations... Women have proven that change is possible and in smart and simple ways, it’s simple, but it will make a difference!

This campaign has been developed in partnership with the National Council for Women in line with #COP27.

“It’s simple, but will make a difference” Recycling video

Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2022

In the past, we reused food leftovers in different ways without knowing the term "recycling"...we need to have our environmentally friendly habits back to ensure a sustainable future for the coming generations. This campaign has been developed in partnership with the National Council for Women in line with COP27.

“It’s simple, but will make a difference” campaign – Electricity video

Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2022

The largest consumption of energy usually occurs in our homes. If we change our wrong behaviors, we will be able to rationalize our energy consumption and be part of the change...Women have proven that change is possible and in smart and simple ways, it’s simple, but it will make a difference! This campaign has been developed in partnership with the National Council for Women in line with #COP27.