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The Japan-UN Women Resilience Programme

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

UN Women Lebanon with support from the Government of Japan implemented the project “Strengthening Resilience and Protection of Women and Youth in Host communities” which provided more than 4000 women, both Lebanese from host communities, and Syrian refugees, with training, income-generating activities and gender-based violence prevention and protection training. The project was implemented, since 2015, with local partners Fair Trade Lebanon, Abaad MENA and Fondation Safadi in partnership…

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Iraq

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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

Yemeni Women building peace in times of war - Trailer

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Some of the most remarkable peacebuilding efforts in Yemen are being made by women working with their communities to ease conflict at the local level. This film tells four of their stories.Stay tuned for the film!اكثر صانعي السلام في اليمن هن النساء. تعرّفوا على أربع منهن في الفيلم: المرأة اليمنية تصنع السلام اثناء الحرب.

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…

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Syria

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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 المفاوضاتZozan 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:…

Livelihood opportunities for Syrian refugee women in Jordan

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

UN Women provides secure livelihood opportunities to vulnerable Syrian refugee women via cash for work that graduates into work permit employment opportunities or microbusinesses in camp settings. This initiative is generously funded by the Governments of Australia, Finland, France, Iceland, Italy, and Japan.Video credits: UN Women/ Christopher Herwig

#SpeakUp Campaign 2 End VAW:Domestic Violenceحملة #ماتسكتوش للقضاء على العنف ضدالمرأة:العنف المنزلي

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

أطلقت هيئة الأمم المتحدة للمرأة وبالتعاون مع المجلس القومي للمرأة حملة بعنوان # ماتسكتوش لمناهضة العنف الاسري ضد المرأة. ويناقش الجزء الثاني من الحملة أهمية التصدي وتشجيع أفراد المجتمع في اتخاذ موقف صارم ضد هذه الانتهاكات ضد المرأة. وقد أصبح معروفا الآن ان العنف ضد المرأة يعتبر مشكلة خطيرة، ولكن يمكن الوقاية منها، إذا أصبح مسؤولية مجتمعية وبالأخص التحرش الجنسي والعنف الاسري لانهما أخطر أنواع العنف اللذان يقتضيان التصدي لهما.Speak Up: – PSA to End Violence Against Women - Domestic Violence UN…

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

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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.

Women on the Frontlines of Conflict Resolution: Iraq - Liza Nisan Hado

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 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.