UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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In focus: Jordanian NGOs Working on Violence Against Women

UN Women Jordan country office has created an online directory of Non-Government Organizations working on Violence Against Women. If you are interested in adding your organization to the directory, please click here More

  • Women and the Sustainable Development Goals

    With the new global 2030 roadmap and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by UN Member States, we take a look at how women are affected by each of the 17 proposed goals, as well as how women and girls can – and will – be key to achieving them. More

  • Women's footprint in history

    Interactive timeline: Women’s Footprint in History

    Throughout history, women have made extraordinary contributions to their societies. Explore a selection of these women and learn what the reality still is today for many women and girls worldwide. More

  • Step It Up Highlight

    World leaders commit to gender equality

    Ninety world leaders have made concrete commitments and firm pledges to overcome gender equality gaps at, and since, a historic event co-hosted by UN Women and the People’s Republic of China: the “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action.” More

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Empowering women in Za'atari refugee camp

UN Women's cash-for-work programme for Syrian women refugees produces 1,000 baby kits per year which are distributed to newborns and their mothers in the Za'atari refugee camp. This initiative is generously funded by the Government of Japan.

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UN Women Educational Services in Za’atari Refugee Camp

UN Women response to the needs of Syrian women and girls refugees through providing educational services that aims to empower vulnerable Syrian women and girls through increased access to self-reliance  تستجيب هيئة الأمم المتحدة للمرأة إلى احتياجات اللاجئات من النساء والفتيات السوريات من خلال تزويدهن بخدمات تعليمية تهدف إلى تقوية النساء والفتيات السوريات من خلال زيادة سبل الحصول على فرص الإعتماد على الذات والانخراط الهادف في الحياة الإجتماعية


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The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

Launched by UN Women, UNFPA, and UNICEF in collaboration with the Jordanian National Commission for Women during the "16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence" campaign 2015, the animated video revises the negative connotations associated with the CEDAW Convention among the general public in Jordan while highlighting the positive effects of its implementation in the society.