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Two birds with one stone: UN Women helps vulnerable women find jobs in the battle against COVID-19

Friday, July 2, 2021

UN Women-supported project aims to reinforce women’s leadership and participation in emergency response, including COVID-19, and equitable recovery. It is part of a larger programme on “Advancing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda in Palestine.” Funded by Norway, this project aims at supporting the Palestinian institutions and civil society in implementing a National Action Plan (NAP) on UN Security Council Resolution 1325, and increasing women’s participation in emergency response and post-conflict recovery.

UN Women Programme Director concludes her first visit in the State of Palestine

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

In her first visit to UN Women Palestine Country Office, UN Women Director of the Programme Division, Mrs. Maria-Noel Vaeza reiterates UN Women's support to the Palestinian women and national partners to improve the status of Palestinian women and girls and the realization of their rights.

The Central Election Commission and UN Women sign an agreement to enhance women’s political participation

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Central Election Commission and UN Women entered in a new agreement to enhance Palestinian's women political participation.

Young Palestinians push for a gender-equal Constitution

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

More than 700 young Palestinians have received leadership and gender-sensitivity training and several have collectively drafted an alternative constitution that challenges the status quo.

Young Palestinian activists carry out their role in bringing about peace

Thursday, October 25, 2012

In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women -a bastion for older-generation prominent women politicians- two young Palestinian women listen to the discussions, feeling a little shy in the midst of such veteran advocates. Amaal, 23, and Ruba, 26, are part of a younger generation of Palestinian women activists who say they are apprehensive and have often felt un-welcomed and even discouraged from participating in the current political scene. However, with enthusiasm sparkling in their eyes, they relate how they, as young women active in media and political spheres, could potentially bring change to the current political stalemate.

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