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Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
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UNRWA is organizing a workshop from 26-28 July in Amman, bringing together the different field offices and HQ staff to discuss ‘Processes and Steps to Strengthen GBV Prevention’ within the framework of the two-year programme, Building Safety.

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UNRWA school in Zarqa © 2016 UNRWA Photo
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UNRWA is organizing the workshop ’Building Safety: Enhancing UNRWA Response to Incidents of Sexual Violence - The Manual’ on 14-16 June 2016 in Amman. The workshop will bring together front line staff from field offices and HQ staff to test the first draft of the manual on Sexual Violence....

Lawyers, hired through the UNRWA Job-Creation Programme, discuss with Fadwa her case in the legal unit of the UNRWA Women Programme Centre in Nuseirat camp, central Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
13 June 2016
Legal units in UNRWA Women Programme Centres in Gaza strengthen women’s access to justice
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The team of women who implemented the “Your Life Is Important to Us” initiative with the UNRWA Gender Initiative coordinator during the closing ceremony © UNRWA, 2016, photo by Mohamed Yaghi.
08 June 2016
On 25May 2016, the UNRWA Gender Initiative Programme (GIP) organized a closing ceremony for its Gender Based Violence(GBV) initiative “Your Life Is Important to Us” at the Moonlight Hall in Gaza city. Approximately 300 community members, including representatives from local organizations, attended the closing event.
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo

Gender Bulletin 67

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2016
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Following the Gender Taskforce Meeting, and an inception visit where consultations were carried out with fields, headquarters, programmes and management, the Gender Section has been working on finalizing the Gender Equality Strategy 2016-2021. Additionally, the different Gender Action Plans are...

54-year-old Azeya Abu Amra, behind the counter of her shop in As Salam neighbourhood in Rafah, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
06 May 2016
Azeya Abu Amra’s grocery store is located in As Salam neighbourhood in Rafah, southern Gaza. It is a neighbourhood that begins where the asphalt streets turn into dark-red sandy roads, bordered by donkey stalls and make-shift homes made of plastic, wood and corrugated metal. Around the corner from the local mosque,...
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‘A Ray Of Hope’ Event in Syria © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
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2016
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The UNRWA Annual Gender Task Force Meeting took place in Amman last month and saw the participation of representatives from all field offices and Headquarters. Participants gave input for the gender-based violence e-learning course which is currently being developed and discussed the draft of...

“Ordinary women can play extraordinary roles in the community.” On 8 March, the UNRWA Gender Initiative organized a celebration of International Women’s Day in the UNRWA Vocational Training Centre in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Reham Ghazali
21 March 2016
Approximately 500 women and girls from all areas of Gaza gathered at the UNRWA Khan Younis Training Centre on 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day together
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Gender Bulletin 65

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2016
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On 22, 23 and 24 March 2016 UNRWA organizes the Annual Gender Task Force Meeting in Amman to discuss the draft of the new UNRWA Gender Strategy. A roundtable ‘SDG5 And Women Refugees: Mechanisms To Step It Up’ will be part of the meeting’s programme in light of International Women’s Day....