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UN Women trains Jordanian peacekeepers to address gender-based violence

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

UN Women Jordan is supporting the Government of Jordan to ensure that its deployments of peacekeepers are equipped to address and combat sexual violence in conflict. More

UN Women awards participants of anti-gender based violence training in preparation of job placement

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

UN Women Jordan awarded around fifty women from the Governorate of Mafraq who successfully completed a two-weeks training on gender based violence. More

Orange the world to end violence against women

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The UN Country Team in Jordan in collaboration with the Petra Archaeological Park lit the UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site of Petra in orange, responding to the call to action of the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign. More

16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign kicks off in Jordan

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), the Jordanian National Commission of Women (JNCW), the UN Country Team in Jordan, the USAID Takamol - Gender Program, and the Netherlands Embassy in Amman held a joint press conference to launch the 2015 edition of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign in Jordan. More

Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Friday, November 20, 2015

In her statement to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says “if we all work together: governments, civil society organizations, the UN system, businesses, schools, and individuals mobilizing through new solidarity movements, we will eventually achieve a more equal world—a Planet 50-50—where women and girls can and will live free from violence”. More

UN Women and WFP Unveil Expansion of ‘Oasis for Women and Girls’ – Safe Space in Za’atari Refugee Camp

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have joined forces to support refugee resilience in Za’atari refugee camp. Nearly 80,000 of the Syrians who have escaped the conflict in Syria have sought shelter at Jordan’s largest refugee camp, Za’atari, where UN Women and WFP are working together to provide economic empowerment programmes for women and girls. More

Cash-for-work programme empowers Syrian refugees

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

More than 5,000 Syrian women and girls visit ‘Oases’ safe spaces in the Za’atari camp per month, and several hundred have independently earned incomes through UN Women’s work programme in Jordan. More

Turn words into action involving women for lasting peace

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

We have recently celebrated the peace deal struck between the Government in Colombia and the main rebel group. The deal represents the clearest sign yet of a possible end to five decades of conflict. More

UN Women Jordan fosters jobs opportunities for women and girls in Mafraq, Irbid and Zarqa

Thursday, October 1, 2015

UN Women Jordan has launched the program ‘Services to improve the socio-economic well-being of vulnerable Jordanian women in host communities in Al Mafraq, Irbid and Zarqa Governorates’ to boost employability and civic engagement opportunities for women and girls, aged 18-26, in the targeted poverty pockets and host communities. More

Jordan Steps It Up! For gender equality

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Some 80 world leaders made concrete commitments and firm pledges to overcome gender equality gaps at 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

UN Women Jordan trains members of trade unions on women’s leadership ahead of general elections

Monday, August 31, 2015

Under the framework of the regional EU-funded programme ‘Spring Forward for Women’, UN Women Jordan – in partnership with the Jordanian National Commission for Women – organized a series of trainings on women’s participation and leadership for members of trade unions and professional associations. More

UN Women commits to better include youth in the discourse on peace and security

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security brought together academics, international community leaders and young people from around the world to debate a new international agenda on youth, peace and security. More

UN Women catalyzes civil society’s action in Jordan towards the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals

Monday, August 3, 2015

Building on the gender-focused Post-2015 Coalition launched by UN Women in collaboration with Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI) in 2012, UN Women – on behalf of the UN system in Jordan – brought together civil society partners from different constituencies to discuss the possible expansion of the Coalition to include review and oversight of all themes and cross-cutting topics envisaged in the new set of Sustainable Development Goals. More

Members of the Arab women parliamentarians network for equality (pioneers) meet to finalize plans and prepare for a regional forum

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Members of the Arab Women Parliamentarians Network for Equality (Pioneers) met from 29-30 July 2015 to discuss the general work plan and the plans of sub-committees. The meeting included agreement to prepare for a regional forum and a publicity campaign towards the end of this year to promote and spread awareness of the network. More

Friday notes, issue n.8

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The official newsletter of UN Women Jordan Friday notes, issue n.8 More

Assessment of National Women Machineries

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

UN Women Jordan Country Office conducted an assessment of the main National Women Machineries in Jordan. More

UN Women joins interagency activities to commemorate World Refugee Day

Monday, June 8, 2015

Within the framework of joint inter-agency efforts to mark the commemoration of World Refugee Day 2015, UN Women organized two awareness raising activities in the UN Women-led ‘Women and Girls Oasis’ of the Za’atari refugee camp and in Madaba, in collaboration with Youth for Youth Association. More

UN Women and Jordan River Foundation supporting community based organizations from the communities Al Salheiyah and Deir Al Kahf under the EU-funded project ‘Spring Forward’

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Within the framework of the EU-funded project “Spring Forward”, UN Women and Jordan River Foundation – in collaboration with the Governor of Mafraq – scaled up their support to marginalized women living in Al Salheiyah and Deir Al Kahf. More

UN Women Jordan signs agreement with Ministry of Social Development

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The UN Women Country Office for Jordan and the Ministry of Social Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost their collaboration in the field of Social Protection, Livelihoods and Food Security. More

Friday Notes, issue n.7

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The official newsletter of UN Women Jordan. Friday notes, issue n.7 More

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