girls

Students from Al-Bureij Preparatory Girls School B during a basketball training session, organized as part of UNRWA ‘Empowering Young Girls through Sport’ initiative implemented by the UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme in a number of UNRWA schools across the Gaza Strip. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
29 September 2017
UNRWA launched the ‘Empowering Young Girls through Sport’ initiative in a number of its schools across the Gaza Strip to promote social activity for young Palestine refugee girls and provide them with an opportunity to practice sports
UNRWA Baqaa Camp, Amman. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Guillaume Petermann
17 August 2017
The roll-out of the UNRWA Gender Equality Strategy has continued on track. During the month of July, the Strategy was presented to field management teams in Gaza and Jordan. Furthermore, discussions on gender marking have also begun as part of the implementation of the...
Gaza © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamas
25 July 2017
A workshop was held in July (10-12) on the roll-out of the UNRWA GBV Prevention Framework as part of the larger project, ‘Building Safety: Mainstreaming GBV Interventions in Emergency Preparedness Prevention and Response’. The workshop was attended by various personnel from...
29 June 2017
The roll-out of integrated capacity-building for protection from gender-based violence (GBV) in emergencies will commence in July 10 with the launch of the UNRWA GBV Prevention Framework as part of the larger project, Building Safety: Mainstreaming GBV Interventions in...
Gaza © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Guillaume Petermann
24 May 2017
Following the launch of the booklet and short film In Their Own words during the UNRWA HQ award ceremony to mark International Women’s Day, a dissemination project is underway. The booklet is being disseminated to various establishments in Amman such as research centres,...
Young-sam Choi, the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Korea in Palestine, and Francoise Vanni, the Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, sign an agreement on 11 May 2017 outlining the Republic of Korea’s US$ 450,000 contribution to UNRWA to develop and promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
12 May 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$ 450,000 to UNRWA to help provide a better and safer life for Palestine refugee girls in the Gaza Strip
Gaza © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Guillaume Petermann
20 April 2017
UNRWA provided a submission to the United Nations Secretary-General on the implementation of resolution A/RES/70/138 entitled ‘The Girl Child’. The submission includes updates on the progress of girls’ access to education and the obstacles that may preclude it, covering the...
20 March 2017
This month, UNRWA became a partner of the ‘Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Emergencies.’ The Call to Action is an initiative launched to transform humanitarian practice and end sexual and gender-based violence in emergencies. This underlines...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Jamal Mustafa
12 July 2016
Nothing precludes you from achieving your goals – knowledge has no value if it doesn’t translate into energy. For students, succeeding in school is a priority. However, success can’t be maintained without the following key elements: hard work, diligence, follow-up and...