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One of the projects made by UNRWA students in Damascus for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign says: ‘Protection for all: No to begging, no to discrimination, no to school dropouts, no to sexual abuse, no to homelessness, no to child labour, and no to domestic violence’. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
10 December 2015
With drawings, paintings and wall magazines promoting the theme of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, ‘From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All’, UNRWA students in Damascus joined forces to say no to violence against women and children, yes to...
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Students from the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre explain their model of a sustainable city or ‘eco-city’ to Director of UNRWA Affairs in Syria Michael Kingsley-Nyinah at this year’s SyriaTech exhibition. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
09 December 2015
UNRWA students never miss an opportunity to apply what they have learned during their vocational training classes. On 24 October, 11 Palestine refugee students from the UNRWA Damascus Training Centre displayed their inventions at the SyriaTech exhibition
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A group of women practice yoga at the gym in the Rawafed Association in Deir El-Balah, central Gaza. The sports facilities are funded by the UNRWA Gender Initiative. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
03 December 2015
Every week in the calm, early Saturday morning hours, a group of women gather in front of the Rawafed Association in Deir El-Balah, central Gaza, preparing themselves for their weekly ‘power walking’ session
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Twenty-nine-year-old Rabi helps support his family through his job at a sewing factory near Irbid camp in Jordan. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
03 December 2015
Rabi is a 29-year-old living in Irbid camp in Jordan. As a young child, faced with a learning disability, Rabi was registered with the Irbid Community-Based Rehabilitation Centre, where he started undergoing a rehabilitation programme, which included special educational classes, to improve his learning skills
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Nour Adeen Mousa sells snacks for children in the al-Rama School canteen, located in the al-Rama shelter centre in Jaramana camp, Damascus. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shadia Abu Miri
03 December 2015
Nour Adeen Mousa, 47, was injured during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982, leaving him with paralysis that made it difficult for him to walk, sit or move around; for Nour, even getting out of bed was difficult. In 1983, he underwent treatment and rehabilitation in Germany and was thereafter able to sit and move...
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