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Empowering local women influencers to address sexual & gender-based violence

In response to the worrisome rise of SGBV cases during the COVID-19 crises, the Tripoli Bar Association (TBA), with support from UNDP and UN Women established a hotline offering free legal aid…  


The Future is Female in Libya

The achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires transformative shifts, integrated approaches, and new solutions, particularly when it comes to advancing gender equality and the…  


Solidarity through storytelling: empowering Iraqi women

“I had hope that our city would be restored. But when ISIS continued marching forward and took control; they began kidnapping girls. I hated being a girl and wished to be dead.”- Amani Salih, 30 years…  


COVID-19 Global Gender response Tracker Fact sheet

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in at least 119.2 million cases and over 2.6 million deaths worldwide1  


Regional Launch of UNDP-UN Women COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker:

Twenty Arab countries have adopted 108 policy response measures that effectively address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls, according to the COVID-19 Global Gender Response…  


Women in the Arab region: agents of change on climate action, stabilization and peacebuilding

On March 10, UNDP conducted a virtual webinar on “Climate change, human security and women’s leadership in the Arab States” to mark International Women’s Day in the region.  


Arab States Launch of the UNDP & UN Women COVID-19 Response Global Gender Tracker

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau of Arab…  


YECRP: Lifting Women From Poverty Through Livestock Projects in Yemen

The YECRP project offers self-sufficiency to families in a country with looming famine.  


UNDP launches Gender and Crisis Engagement Facility

New initiative launched on International Women’s Day to support stronger leadership role for women in crisis contexts  


International Women’s Day

This year the campaign theme of International women's day is: #ChooseToChallenge  

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