|Swiss Ambassador opens computer lab in Baqa'a camp|
|18 October 2011|
The Swiss Ambassador in Jordan Mrs Andrea Reichlin today opened the newly equipped computer lab and internet café in the women’s programme centre in Baqa’a camp.
|Women’s empowerment project builds stronger families and communities|
|17 October 2011|
“The training I received in photography will help me make a much better life for my family, and give my children a chance for a better future,” explained Amani Ali. “I love what the centre has done for me and for other women.”
|Young women leaders celebrated in Gaza|
|05 October 2011|
Almost 200 young women in Gaza last week celebrated their graduation from an UNRWA programme that provides young female graduates with the skills needed by the labour market in Gaza – and helps prepare them to be leaders in their communities.
|Dairy shop builds women’s confidence in Syria|
|27 September 2011|
In a poor, rural environment such as Husseinieh in Syria, a woman’s income can well make the difference for families. In this gathering for Palestine refugees, remote from job-rich business centres, work opportunities are few and many refugees only just manage to eke out a living.
|“Towards a safe life” summer camp for young women in Iraq Burin ends|
|13 July 2011|
The protection and mental health programme at UNRWA, in cooperation with the local community, concluded a first-of-its-kind ‘Safe life for young women’ summer camp.
|UNRWA concludes training programme on gender planning|
|25 May 2011|
UNRWA has concluded a training programme on gender mainstreaming to strengthen the performance of the West Bank field implementation staff in planning, implementing and monitoring its projects from a gender perspective.
|Global Campaign for Education reaches out to Gaza women|
|25 May 2011|
Scores of refugee women and girls across Gaza took part in a campaign about the importance of education earlier this month, as part of UNRWA’s efforts to reduce gender inequality in education.
|UNRWA wins Cisco Best Gender Initiative Award|
|20 May 2011|
UNRWA’s work widening e-learning and fostering IT skills among Palestine refugees has been awarded the Best Gender Initiative Award 2010-2011 by the Cisco Networking Academy.
|Living in Gaza: Palestine refugee women bring human face of conflict to Brussels|
|12 April 2011|
Medical doctor Ghada Al-Jadba is one of the three Palestine refugee women working for UNRWA and living in Gaza who came to Brussels two weeks ago to help us understand what daily life is like in Gaza.
|Teenage businesswoman turns a profit in Jerash|
|06 April 2011|
“I was a very shy person,” says Hiba, “but after attending the training sessions on preparedness for employability, which I used to attend after school hours in the UNRWA-affiliated women’s programme centre, I now know what I want, how I want it, and most importantly I am not shy anymore.”