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From where I stand: “I went back to university to pursue my degree in Gender Studies; I am the only male student in the class”

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Imad Natour is a Palestinian police officer who has been supporting survivors of violence in Palestine. More

From where I stand: “ICT empowers me to grow without limits”

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Reem El-Dabbagh has been working on developing a web application which provides various online services for survivors of violence in Gaza, More

Working with judges to improve outcomes for women in Sharia courts

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

UN Women and Musawah organised a meeting with Palestinian sharia judges and international experts to discuss new directions in Islamic legal thought and opportunities to respond to needs of women in the Shari'a courts. In Palestine, the Shari’a court deals with family matters which have significant and disproportionate impacts on women’s lives. More

Palestinian police take new steps to widen career opportunities for women in the police

Friday, February 24, 2017

The newly adopted Palestinian police gender strategy - also the first of its kind in the Arab States - tackles the issues of recruitment and retention of women in the police force. Beyond words on paper, read what it means in practice for women and men in the police. More

Press Release: UN Women and ILO kick-start training of private sector employees on the use of gender audit

Sunday, March 6, 2016

In the framework of their pilot intervention towards the private sector to enhance social responsibility of companies and promote increase participation of Palestinian women and equal opportunities in the labour force, UN Women and ILO conducted the first training on gender audit for employees of Bank of Palestine and BirZeit Pharmaceuticals Company. More

Message of the Executive Director: We call on countries to “step it up” for gender equality

Monday, March 2, 2015

In 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, world leaders committed to a future where women are equal. One hundred and eighty nine countries and 4,000 civil society organizations, attended the conference. Women left Beijing with high hopes, with a well-defined path towards equality, and firm commitments at the highest level. Their hope was that we would see this by 2005. Today, not one single country has achieved equality. It is more urgent than ever that we define &ndash... More

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