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Tunis Forum on Gender Equality

In partnership with the Government of Tunisia and the Swedish International Development Agency, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and…  


Delegates at CSW 63 from Arab States call for redoubling of efforts to achieve gender equality, SDGs across the region.

New York - Many Arab countries have enacted legislative reforms promoting gender equality and protecting women from violence - yet further advances are needed to guarantee equality before the law and…  


From Zahle’s Municipal Police: A Tribute to All the Women Out There, who said #YesWeCan

On International Women’s Day, the female municipal police of Zahle have a message to the world. Standing tall in their uniforms, they proudly convey a message UNDP has long been promoting: The time…  


Connecting cook and customer in Libya

For much of their lives, Fatima Nasser and Aziza Adam have lived with war. And yet it has not stopped the young Libyan entrepreneurs from trying to make change in their society. They are the…  


International Women’s Day

Theme: ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’  


Consultation for the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality

The Government of Tunisia, the United Nations Development Programme and UN Women, are organizing the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality that will take place April 24-26.  


'Invisible' women; when home is not a sanctuary

The challenges women and girls face in returning to their communities after being associated with extremist groups.  


Changing Laws or Changing Mindsets

Across the Arab region, women can be doctors, saving hundreds of lives, managers of companies worth billions of dollars, inventers of life changing products, renowned lawyers, activist, teachers, or…  


Changing Laws or Changing Mindsets

Across the Arab region, women can be doctors, saving hundreds of lives, managers of companies worth billions of dollars, inventers of life changing products, renowned lawyers, activist, teachers, or…  


Statement of Mourad Wahba: Regional Dialogue on Gender-Justice and the Law

I would like to begin by thanking ESCWA for welcoming us here in Beirut for this important dialogue on gender-justice and the law, and, since this is the first time I am seeing him in his new…  

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