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Together, let's end violence against women and girls

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Since the outbreak of #COVID19, the Arab States have seen a spike in reports of violence against women & girls. Make a difference today. Every one of us has a role to play! Learn more about what you can do: http://unwo.men/ksm930rltPB #WeAreWithYou #OrangeTheWorld #16Days

Youth for Women, Peace and Security | Generations For Peace and UN Women Jordan

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

With the support of the European Union, Generations For Peace and UN Women are mobilizing 33,000 youth across Jordan to raise awareness on Jordan’s National Action Plan (JONAP) on UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and the important role women can play in preventing conflict, promoting peace and security.

#WomenAndCovid

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Produced by UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States in partnership with UN Women Liaison Office for the GCC, this video highlights the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls in the Arab States region, and the urgency to prioritize their fundamental rights in response and recovery efforts. The 2.5-minutes video features footage and photographs by Agence France Presse (AFP) and UN Women’s visual archive.

Turkish and Syrian women Photo Exhibition

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Four university students from Colombia and Palestine met with more than 100 Turkish and Syrian women in four different cities across Turkey at Light the Dark photography workshops. The sound of the shutter became the voice of women in Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa, Mardin, and İzmir and allowed their creative talent to shine through. After the workshops, 77 photos were selected to be displayed. Two exhibitions were opened in Gaziantep and Eskişehir, where visitors explored the strength and solidarity of...

كيف جعل العنف القائم على النوع الاجتماعي والتمييز حياة اللجوء أقسى على السوريات

Thursday, April 23, 2020

في حين عانى السوريون عمومًا من عواقب اللجوء على مدى سنين، فقد تأثَّرت النّساء السّوريات بشكل مضاعَف، لكونهن لاجئات ونساءًا على حد سواء. فإن التمييز وعدم المساواة بين الجنسين يجعل اللَّاجئات السوريات أكثر عرضة للعنف والاستغلال وأقل قدرةً على إيجاد فرص كسب العيش. لتمكينهن والسَّماح لهن بتلبية احتياجاتهِن اليومية وطويلة الأجل، نحن بحاجة إلى إعطاء الأولوية لزيادة فرصهن في كسب الرزق والحد من العنف والتميز ضدهن While Syrians, in general, have suffered the harmful consequences of displacement for...

Women Journalists in Lebanon’s 2019 uprising

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Women have been at the core of Lebanon’s popular protests since they began on October 17, 2019, as documented by UN Women: https://arabstates.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2019/12/gendering-lebanons-2019-protests. This video focuses specifically on the role of female journalists in covering the protests, and the gendered risks and threats they were exposed to. It also documents their efforts to reduce tensions across the protests.

Women officers undertake vital work across Jordan

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Women officers from the Public Security Directorate continue to undertake vital work across Jordan, supporting citizens and carefully applying critical mitigation measures against the spread of Coronavirus, as screened on Jordan TV. #JONAP Video courtesy of Public Security Directorate

UN Women Karak Kick-Start Workshop

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Find out how women like Eman Nabelese, are unlocking their entrepreneurial potential and developing their micro-businesses with the support of their mentors under the ‘Mentoring for Success’ programme led by Mowgli and UN Women, with the generous support of EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis (the"Madad Fund”).

Yasmin Al Uqaili - EFE Jordan Graduation

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Yasmin Al Uqaili is using the vocational and livelihood skills she developed in the four-week intensive ‘Call Centre and Customer Service’ training to find her first work opportunity. Find out more about her experience as a trainee on the ‘Economic Empowerment Programme for women in Jordan’ led by Education for Employment- Jordan and UN Women, with the generous support of EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis (the"Madad Fund") and the Governments of France and Japan.

Nour Fayez - EFE Jordan Graduation

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Find out how women like Nour Fayez are unlocking their potential through access to vocational training and capacity-building opportunities under the ‘Economic Empowerment Programme for women in Jordan’ led by Education for Employment- Jordan and UN Women, with the generous support of EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis (the"Madad Fund") and the Governments of France and Japan.

EFE Graduation in Jordan 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Education for Employment- Jordan in partnership with UN Women has been working to provide opportunities and vocational training programmes for unemployed Jordanian and Syrian women offered by EFE-Jordan under the ‘Economic Empowerment Programme for women in Jordan.’ Over (number) women have successfully graduated from the programme and are now using their newly found skills to access economic and livelihood opportunities. Funded through the generous support of the EU Regional Trust Fund in...

Dr Moez Doraid's statement on COVID-19 response in the Arab States

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

In his statement, Dr Moez Doraid, UN Women Regional Director a.i. for the Arab States, calls on policy-makers, the private sector, civil society and individuals to make gender-responsive support to women a priority, and guarantee women’s equal voice in deciding how best to tackle the virus. في بيانه، يدعو د. معز دريد، المدير الإقليمي بالنيابة لهيئة الأمم المتحدة للمرأة للدول العربية، واضعي السياسات والقطاع الخاص والمجتمع المدني والأفراد إلى ضرورة جعل الدعم المُراعي للنوع الاجتماعي والموجه...

National Launch of the "Progress of the World's Women" report in Morocco

Monday, March 30, 2020

UN Women Maghreb held a national launching ceremony for the “Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020: Families in a Changing World” report in Rabat, Morocco on 17 January 2020 to present the results to various stakeholders and open discussions on national perspectives on these issues related to the family in Morocco. The report assesses the reality of families of today and provides recommendations for laws, policies, and public action that ensures gender equality in-and-outside of the family.

Regional experts talk about the importance of ending violence against women and girls

Sunday, March 22, 2020

On 8 December 2019, the League of Arab States (LAS), UN Women and UNFPA co-organized the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign event “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Violence against Women and Girls”. The event renewed a shared commitment and strong partnership to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) and support survivors of violence in the Arab States region. #16days #GenerationEquality #OrangetheWorld

16 Days of Activism: Address Violence against Women and Girls in the Arab Stets Region

Sunday, March 22, 2020

On 8 December 2019, the League of Arab States (LAS), UN Women and UNFPA co-organized the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign event “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Violence against Women and Girls”. The event renewed a shared commitment and strong partnership to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) and support survivors of violence in the Arab States region. #16days #GenerationEquality #OrganetheWorld

The Syrian Constitutional Committee: A Window of Opportunity for Women

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Syrian women must be at the centre of building a just peace in Syria. The Constitutional Committee, where women represent over 28% of the members - the largest number in any peace negotiation in the Middle East – offers a real window of opportunity for Syrian women to contribute to efforts to bring peace back to their country. Zozan Alloush and Sabah Alhallak, members of the Syrian Women Advisory Board, discuss what women can bring to the Constitutional Committee and why it is important to...

هذي قصتي، قصة ليبيا

Sunday, March 8, 2020

"أنا ليبية نازحة من الشرق والغرب والجنوب" هذي قصتي، قصة ليبيا #هي_ليبيا #EachforEqual #Libya #جيل_المساواة #اليوم_الدولي_للمرأة

اليوم الدولي للمرأة 2020: نحن جيل المساواة

Sunday, March 8, 2020

في جميع أنحاء العالم وعبر العقود، لطالما تشاركنا جميعًا في الكفاح العالمي للمساواة بين الجنسين. من حركة المطالبة بحقوق المرأة في الاقتراع (Suffragettes) إلى حركة ني أونا مينوس (Ni Una Menos)، ومثل سوجورنر تروث ومالالا يوسفزي، نهض الناشطون والناشطات والحركات النسائية ووحدوا صوتهم من أجل عالم أكثر عدلاً مرارًا وتكرارًا. بغض النظر عن عصرنا أو بلدنا أو خلفيتنا أو جنسنا، فإن الكفاح من أجل المساواة في الحقوق قد حدد حياتنا بشكل جماعي ووضع غاية جماعية لنا وعلينا أن نتحرك معًا لتحقيقها يجمع اليوم الدولي...

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...

Into our own hands

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Video animation produced by Asia Alfasi in collaboration with PositiveNegatives.

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