girls

Gaza © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Guillaume Petermann
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2017
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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

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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
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2017
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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 2015/16 scholastic...

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2017
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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 the Agency’s...

© 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...
Unstoppable Girl
18 November 2013
Getting an education has been harder for Sara than for most young Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip
Community of practice in building referral systems for women victims of violence
Year: 
2010
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Violence against Women (VAW) is an extreme manifestation of pervasive discrimination against women and girls‟1. It is prevalent in all countries, rich and poor, and is an obstacle to reaching many development goals including the Millennium Development Goals. It is a violation of human rights and...

14 June 2010
A boisterous crowd cheered on the Latakia girls’ softball team as they brought home their final base runner to secure themselves as the victors of the 2010 Softball Championship.
Equality in action
Year: 
2010
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UNRWA introduced the “Equality in Action” initiative to address the needs of Palestinian girls and women in the Gaza Strip. This comprehensive initiative is designed to improve the capacity of women to exercise freedom of choice, take advantage of opportunities for personal and professional...