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Thursday, February 4, 2021
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) signed an agreement to better support the State of Palestine to accelerate progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment in line with the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
From refugee camps to urban settlements and rural communities, Jordan has provided refuge to more than 1.3 million Syrians since 2011. 1 Eighty-six per cent of Syrian refugees live below the poverty line and half of the refugee population are women and girls . 2 In 2012, UN Women opened its first Oasis Centre in the Za’atari refugee camp as a safe space for...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The United Nations’ gender equality entity puts spotlight on public services, income security, safe spaces and technology to advance progress for women and girls
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
On 30 May, at the “Women for Climate” Conference in Skhirat, Morocco, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri met with Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of French President François Hollande on Climate and Chief negotiator for the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21).
Monday, February 24, 2014
Speech by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri, delivered at the League of Arab States, in Cairo, 23 February 2014.