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For International Women’s Day, UNRWA Relief and Social Services Program held a dialogue session for women leaders in Syria. © 2021 UNRWA photo
On 8 March, UNRWA observed International Women’s Day, for which this year’s theme was ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” Activities carried out celebrated the crucial efforts by women and girls at the forefront of the battle against COVID-...
A social worker delivering medicine to the elderly in Gaza. © 2020 UNRWA photo
UNRWA will join the United Nations system and will celebrate International Women’s Day under the theme “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” Activities will be organized in UNRWA fields of operations to mark the day and highlight the work...
A session addressing gender-based violence attended by women at Beach Health Centre. ©Photo credit UNRWA 2020. Photo by Hussein Neirb.
UNRWA Gender Section started the year preparing for various reports on the implementation of the Gender Equality Strategy. The reporting process will include reflecting on the renewal of the UNRWA policy framework when it comes to gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Gender Bulletin 122
UNRWA received the UN-Women assessment of its performance on the UN-SWAP 2.0, the United Nations system wide accountability framework on gender equality. UNRWA was able to improve its performance in 2019 (reported in 2020), despite the inexistent ear-marked gender funding,...
An UNRWA staff member conducts verification for emergency cash assistance in Beddawi camp © 2020 UNRWA photo by Maysoun Mustafa
update of the month UNRWA joined the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Running from 25 November to 10 December, this year’s theme is “Safety is Everyone’s Right: Safety at Home, Safety at Work, Safety on the Streets, Safety Online and Safe Reporting”. As...