|Nour finally gets her chance to go to school|
|07 March 2012|
The youngest of seven children, ten-year-old Nour's family was too poor to afford her birth certificate. With no proof of birth, she couldn’t go to school with her friends.
|Thousands run the Gaza Strip to raise funds for Palestine refugee kids|
|05 March 2012|
Braving cold winds, rain, and the occasional muscle cramp, close to 2,000 runners – from children to professional athletes – participated in the Gaza Marathon, a fundraiser for Palestine refugee children in the Gaza Strip.
|Growing up in a crowded Gaza refugee camp|
|31 January 2012|
“It’s my right to have a decent and healthy house. It is my right to live in dignity.” Ten year-old Aya reads these words in her human rights textbooks as she prepares for exams.
|Refugee education in Lebanon gets a boost from Australian partnership|
|11 January 2012|
“If you ask any Palestinian family what is their aim in life, nine times out of ten it would be to educate their children,” explained Dr. Sam Shahin, a Palestine refugee now living in Australia.
|West Bank refugee youth take part in EU-UNRWA Days|
|23 December 2011|
Hundreds of UNRWA students gathered last week at a school in Nablus to participate in a closing celebration of “EU-UNRWA Days”, a programme that exposed Palestine refugee students to European culture and history.
|Vision of hope: Helping Gaza's children recover|
|23 December 2011|
Three years ago during Operation Cast Lead, 13-year-old Loay Soboh and his family took shelter in an UNRWA school in Gaza. After 15 days in the school, his brother took him home to collect some clothes for the rest of the family. Terrified, Loay ran back to the school for safety.
|UNRWA holds first Child and Family Forum in Amman|
|15 December 2011|
Today, UNRWA held the first Child and Family Forum at Amman’s Sheraton Hotel. The forum was opened by Dr Abdullah Al-Smeirat, Assistant Secretary General of Ministry of Social Development.
|A goal for Palestine: Jenin refugee kids play football|
|14 December 2011|
“I often felt that football was limited to boys,” said Ayda Nidal. “But UNRWA has given us the opportunity to practise football.” The 14-year-old girl and other children living in the Jenin refugee camp are now able to play in a football field restored by UNRWA through a project funded by the German government.
|Human Rights Day 2011: Paying tribute to human rights defenders|
|09 December 2011|
Each year on 10 December, Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. To mark Human Rights Day, we asked students in UNRWA schools: What do human rights mean to you?
|Capoeira expands activities in the West Bank with assistance from Brazil|
|08 December 2011|
“Who is the most important person inside this room?” asked capoeira instructor Daniel Vallejo. “Me!” yelled the group of children from Jalazone refugee camp in reply. Bidna Capoeira launched new activities in the West Bank yesterday with support from the Brazilian Representative Office of Ramallah.