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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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© 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....

09 March 2016
The UNRWA Gender Initiative organized a celebration for International Women’s Day under this year’s slogan, ‘Planet 50:50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality’, in the UNRWA Vocational Training Centre in Khan Younis
Press Releases
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
08 March 2016
On International Women’s Day, UNRWA pays a proud tribute to its thousands of female school principals, teachers, education specialists, attendants, doctors, nurses, social workers, administrative and other staff.
Official Statements
© 2014 UNRWA Lebanon Field Office Archives
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2016
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In view of addressing gender-based violence (GBV) holistically, in 2009, UNRWA adopted a multisectoral approach informed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines for GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings.  Work on addressing GBV has focused on the building of referral...

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2016
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The Gender Bulletin has been issued by the Agency’s Gender Section on a monthly basis since 2010. Starting from the February 2016 edition, the Bulletin can be accessed on the UNRWA website under ‘Reports’.

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