|Andalucía contributes EUR 1 million to UNRWA mother and child health care|
|30 December 2012|
The regional government of Andalucía has confirmed a EUR 1 million donation to support mother and child health-care services provided by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). This is the fourth consecutive year that Andalucía has helped the Agencyprovide quality and accessible family health care for Palestine refugee women and their children throughout the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
|Women break down barriers in Gaza|
|24 September 2012|
A supervisor in the women’s programme centre in the Bureij refugee camp, Elham has always been committed to improving the lives of women in the Gaza Strip. Yet she recognised that there were women in the community who weren’t coming in to the centre.
|Summer camp motivates young refugee women in the West Bank|
|10 July 2012|
Over the past month, UNRWA has turned the refugee camps in the northern West Bank into summer camps for young women. “Sabaya for Change” (young women for change) brought together dozens of women between the ages of 18 and 25.
|Women use traditional Palestinian embroidery to escape poverty|
|09 March 2012|
With the economy in Beit Surik struggling to survive the effects of the West Bank Barrier, new job opportunities are almost non-existent. UNRWA offers a job creation programme to address high unemployment among Palestine refugees.
|Celebrating Woman of the Year in Gaza|
|08 March 2012|
Celebrating both women and men who promote gender equality in the Gaza Strip, UNRWA held its third annual awards ceremony last week to name the Woman of the Year and Man of Equality in Action.
|Deputy Commissioner-General statement on International Women's Day|
|08 March 2012|
Today, we join the celebrations of the International Women’s Day, which has been observed by the United Nations since 1975. The theme for 2012 is "Empower Rural Women — End Hunger and Poverty".
|UNRWA celebrates International Women's Day|
|08 March 2012|
International Women’s Day is commemorated all over the world on 8 March. It gives us an opportunity to celebrate progress towards gender equality and to raise awareness on work still to be done on gender-based discrimination.
|Empowering women who head households in the Gaza Strip|
|21 December 2011|
UNRWA has launched a new programme to provide training for single mothers and other women who head households in the Gaza Strip, as part of a broader strategy to achieve gender equality for Palestine refugees.
|West Bank women strive to make a difference|
|18 August 2010|
The motto of the first summer camp for female community leaders across the West Bank is “one woman can make a difference”. The camp, held in Dheisheh camp in July 2010, aimed to empower women to be involved in decision-making and to influence their society.
|New telephone hotline strengthens legal protection for Palestine refugee women|
|05 May 2010|
A legal advice and counselling telephone hotline was launched today at the Yarmouk Legal Advice Bureau.