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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...

Taa Marbouta Campaign:Productive-Egyptian Women's Solutionsحملة تاء مربوطة "منتجة":حلول الست المصرية

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

مرحلة جديدة من حملة التاء مربوطة "منتجة"- الجزء الأول "حلول الست المصرية" الست المصرية دايما عندها حلول.. ومفيش حاجة هتمنعها إنها تكون قوة منتجة.. لو نسبة الستات اللى بتشتغل بقت أد نسبة الرجالة، إقتصاد مصر هيتقدم بنسبة 34% مستنية إيه؟!! ديه الـ ة المربوطة #سر_قوتك مشروع تحت قيادة مشروع تحت قيادة المجلس القومي للمرأة وبالتعاون مع هيئة الأمم المتحدة للمرأة فى مصر والبنك الدولي وبدعم من سفارة السويد بالقاهرة والوكالة الأمريكية للتنمية الدولية و صندوق الامم المتحدة للسكان مصر وبرنامج الأمم المتحدة...

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...

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

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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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.

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