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… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
UNDP, in partnership with UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCWA, has conducted this study on Gender Justice & the Law in the Arab States Region to provide a comprehensive assessment of laws and policies… Read more
The discussions organized during the launch event (day 1) and subsequent technical workshop (day 2) will provide an opportunity to highlight the key challenges in the region to eliminate gender… Read more
Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNDP, UNICEF, UN WOMEN and UNFPA, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and… Read more