Features

07 March 2017
“I lost my mother and father and my whole family, and I fully support myself on my own. I am a strong Palestinian woman,” says Khadija Fares. “However, I am nothing like these Palestinian women who struggle daily. They are persistent and strong.”
Suzan al-Dabba works with UNRWA in the Gaza Strip. During the 2014 conflict, she dedicated her time to help displaced people at Al-Daraj Shelter.
07 March 2017
Suzan al-Dabba works with UNRWA in the Gaza Strip. During the 2014 conflict, she dedicated her time to help displaced people at Al-Daraj Shelter.
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Darine Zakka
07 March 2017
Despite losing her leg in a car accident, Fatima she refused to give up and instead insisted on facing life’s challenges
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
05 March 2017
Manal always wished she could be self-employed, despite others telling her that it would be difficult. With a friend she opened a learning centre in Marka camp offering remedial classes to students
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
04 March 2017
Ferial is a Camp Services Officer with UNRWA in Shatila Camp in Lebanon. She was the first woman to hold such a position and despite facing criticism, she perseveres