Tag: women's programme
|Raising the roof|
|22 April 2009|
They are using their own hands to build a floor. It is hard work, but worth the effort. As the Palestinian women from the Yarmouk Centre attest, necessity is the mother of invention.
|West Bank Pioneers: Dalal Salameh|
|19 March 2009|
In any context, Dalal Salameh, head of the General Union for Palestinian Women in Nablus, would be considered remarkable. As a woman from the largest refugee camp in the West Bank, her achievements are all the more incredible.
|West Bank Pioneers: Umm Ra’ad|
|18 March 2009|
Traditional embroidery is an important part of Palestinian culture, rich in cultural meaning and symbolism. Palestinian women play a considerable role in maintaining this heritage..
|Syria: Palestinian Refugee Women Under Humanitarian International Law|
|12 March 2009|
As part of Syria’s celebration of International Women’s Day, the Syrian Authority for Family Affairs yesterday hosted a conference at the Syrian Opera House on the subject of the status of Palestinian refugee women under international humanitarian law.
|Gaza: "I want to be free and safe; these are my two main wishes."|
|11 March 2009|
Basma Hamid Rajab, a volunteer at the Eastern Gaza Centre for Family Development, explains she relishes the opportunities that have been opened up for her and other local women.
By Najwa Sheikh Ahmed
|Lebanon: One Week of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence|
|09 March 2009|
To mark International Women’s Day, women’s centres in seven camps across Lebanon worked with Lebanese and Palestinian NGOs to organise awareness-raising events.
|Gaza is Code Pink on International Women's Day|
|08 March 2009|
On the day before International Women’s Day, a 50-member international delegation carrying 2,000 gift baskets crossed the Egyptian border into the Gaza Strip, to pay tribute to Gazan women.
|International Women’s Day 2009|
|08 March 2009|
8 March is International Women’s Day (IWD). To mark the day read stories about women from across UNRWA's five fields of operation.