UN Women Jordan's Oasis Programme: Transforming Lives, Empowering Women
In the heart of Jordan, UN Women's Oasis programme embodies the spirit of this year's 16 Days of Activism theme ... Learn more
Stitching Hope: Taghreed's Oasis Centre Journey
Taghreed embarked on a transformative journey that began when she relocated from war-torn Syria to Jordan in 2013. It all started when Taghreed became a part of the Oasis Centre community... Learn more
The Oasis of Change: Abeer's Journey towards a Better Future
Abeer Abu-Rizeq found herself facing challenging circumstances. She previously owned her own shop. However, life took a difficult turn after her divorce, compounded by a health issue that led to the amputation of her right foot. Learn more
Ala'a's Path to Resilience and Creativity
Ala’a Al-Kasabreh discovered the Oasis centre in Madaba through a friend's recommendation and proceeded to apply via the available online link. Learn more
Turning the Impossible into Reality: Duaa's Journey Back to Work
Dua’a Al-Omari embarked on a transformative journey through the Hairdressing Training programme at the UN Women operated Oasis centre in Madaba. Learn more
In Focus: Rapid Assessment of the Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Women in Jordan

The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health issue. It is a profound shock to our societies and economies, and women are at the heart of care and response efforts underway. UN Women undertook a rapid assessment on the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable women in Jordan.  

Before the lockdown went into effect, a UN Women beneficiary gets her iris scanned, allowing her to buy groceries at the Sameh Mall Supermarket in Azraq refugee camp, Jordan. Photo: UN Women/Lauren Rooney
Using technology to assist vulnerable Syrian refugees during COVID-19 lockdown

Amid the coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing measures, UN Women is providing urgent support, information and essential services to more than 5,700 Syrian refugees in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps.

Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future
Generation Equality

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life. 

Illustration showing activists holding up a sign that says ""Equality!""
Twelve small actions with big impact for Generation Equality

Change isn’t just about big headline moments, legal victories and international agreements: the way we talk, think, and act every day can create a ripple effect that benefits everyone. As we usher in the new decade and take stock of global progress on women’s rights, join us, as Generation Equality, in getting to gender equality through these simple everyday actions.