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The high-level ministerial Conference on Promoting Women’s Roles in Post-Conflict Societies in the Arab region

The League of Arab States (LAS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the European Union (EU) are organizing a ministerial conference on promoting women’s roles in…  


Women’s Empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals

It is a pleasure to be with you here in Kuwait and to join the discussion on achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls across the Arab States region – and, in particular, to explore…  


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.  


New Study on Gender Justice & the Law in the Arab States Region: Challenges persist as Arab Countries advance on Laws affecting Gender Equality

Beirut – Many Arab countries have introduced positive legislative reforms that promote gender equality and protect women from violence  

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