|UNRWA and Abaad Centre launch a new feature documentary film|
|08 April 2013|
UNRWA partnered with the Center for Resources for Gender Equality “Abaad” and the General Union of Palestinian Women to launch the new documentary film, Ana Ahlam, in a special ceremony held in Beirut on 4 April 2013.
|Real Madrid “football academies” help Gaza children overcome conflict-related trauma|
|30 January 2013|
A little more than a year ago, Real Madrid Foundation teamed up with UNRWA to open several football academies in the coastal strip. The academies would become a valuable resource in helping Gaza children deal with post-conflict trauma.
|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.
|Beauty and brains: UNRWA cosmetology students trained in Sweden|
|09 July 2012|
Twelve young refugee women returned to Jordan with renewed enthusiasm for their career path after spending two weeks on a vocational training exchange at a beauty school in Sweden.
|Basque Government donates EUR 700,000 to gender and food aid programmes|
|05 July 2012|
The Basque government has donated EUR 700,000 to UNRWA’s activities in Gaza, helping to mitigate the impact of the blockade on the lives of some of the most vulnerable refugees.
|Women in Gaza take aim at domestic violence|
|03 May 2012|
More than a third of women living in the Gaza Strip are exposed to physical abuse in their homes, according to a 2011 violence survey by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.
|Young, female and entrepreneurial: Empowering women through enterprise|
|30 March 2012|
At only 19 years old, Jawa has taken her passion for hairdressing, makeup and skin care, and with the assistance of UNRWA and its Spanish Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund project, turned it into a business.
|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.
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