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Monday, July 6, 2020
Despite the unprecedented challenges, Iraqi women are playing vital roles in the country’s COVID-19 response, serving as leaders, health and social workers, and responders to domestic and gender-based violence.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
In line with the national efforts to advance the status of Egyptian women, UN Women in Egypt congratulated the President of the National Council for Women on the approval of the law passed by the Egyptian Parliament on 15 April concerning regulating the work of the council.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Ayah al-Wakil is a lawyer working at the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) in Gaza Strip. Going to the Shari'a court every day to file cases on behalf of survivors of violence has been her morning routine since 2015. In November 2015, she was selected as one of the four female lawyers for a training with the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, supported by the UN Women/UNDP joint programme, to defend women's rights at the Shari'a court.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The needs of women and girls are increasingly being reflected in how governments spend in Morocco and a new organic law of finance passed in January 2014 by the Council of Government has cemented gender throughout the budgeting process.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
During her recent visit to Egypt, the Director of UN Women’s Programme Division, Gülden Türköz-Cosslett, along with the Regional Director for the Arab States, Sameera Al-Tuwaijri, and Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman, handed out national ID cards to Egyptian women in the municipality of Giza to showcase the “Citizenship Initiative” Joint Programme.