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Abdallah Mohammad al-Sahli, Damascus, Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
15 March 2017
Every morning, when the weather is good, Abdallah Mohammad al-Sahli sits on one of the benches in the sunny courtyard of the Damascus Training Centre collective shelter. The 77-year-old usually likes to walk around and enjoy the relative calm, away from the crowded shelter
Gender Champion Award winner and acting deputy chief of the Infrastructure and Camp Improvement Programme, Muin Moqat, is explaining the importance of the co-signing practice in the third phase of the Rafah Rehousing Project in southern Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA
13 March 2017
In light of this year’s International Women’s Day theme ‘Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030 (#BeBoldforChange), UNRWA has launched the Gender Champion Award to recognize staff who have made exemplary contributions to advance the Agency’s work towards...
Wafa Diyab, UNRWA Recruitment Officer, received flowers from her colleagues in celebration of her UNRWA Gender Equality Champion Award. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
13 March 2017
In light of this year’s International Women’s Day theme Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030 (#BeBoldforChange), UNRWA has launched the Gender Equality Champion Award to recognize staff who have made exemplary contributions to advance the Agency’s work...
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Awad
09 March 2017
Amal Najjar, Gaza “I drink my coffee extra sweet every morning. I have had my dose of bitterness; I do not want any more bitterness.” Amal replies to every question with a poem she wrote. We asked her: How are you? I married him with my mind But I have no control over my...
09 March 2017
Hiyam Ali Awad, Jordan We were sitting with Hiyam, laughing and drinking coffee. She was wearing a lively colourful scarf. Her eyes were full of life. As soon as we started to set up the camera, she fixed herself up, and we could see the excitement in her body language. The...