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Life in Exile: Rebuilding Lives in Iraq

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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.

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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

#MorePowerfulTogether Burj Khalifa - Dubai, UAE

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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.

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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_قوتكمشروع 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…

Understanding Masculinities: IMAGES MENA Regional Film

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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…

Empowering women in Za'atari refugee camp

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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 الزعتريتقوم 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…

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Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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…

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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.

Yemeni Women building peace in times of war - Mareb

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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_السلامFatima Ahmad, a local community mediator from Mareb, is one of the women featured in our short films about Yemeni women peacemakers. #UNWomenYemen

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Yemen

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

تشرح نيللي ناجيناشطة 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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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…

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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،…

CEDAW - Tunisia

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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.

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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…

#IChosetoSpeakUp

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Violence against women has different forms. Women and girls said, "#IChosetoSpeakUp". You too #SpeakUpThis 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

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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…

Moroccan women take on climate change: Souhad from Kissane

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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 المستدامةIn the framework of the COP22, held in Marrakech in November 2016…

لأننى_رجل Because I am a Man – Morocco

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

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