Call centre training boosts self-confidence and nets women jobs
Even in big cities, Jordanian women face difficulty finding jobs. Safa Al-Afeer and Raghad Khaled share their stories of finding work after completing their training with UN Women and EFE-Jordan... Learn more
National Conference paves the way for increased local solutions to boost women’s economic empowerment
More than 450 participants attended the conference to discuss solutions to boost women’s economic empowerment at the local level. Learn more
Engaging education professionals in promoting the Women, Peace and Security Agenda
Joint cooperation framework highlights the strategic steps towards ensuring gender equality in the new curriculum framework for Jordan... Learn more
New guidelines strengthen the justice sector response to cases of gender-based violence
Arab Women’s Legal Network (AWLN), in partnership with UN Women, has recently launched a comprehensive guideline to enhance the judicial sector response to and management of cases of gender-based violence in Jordan. Learn more
UN Deputy Secretary-General meets women leaders in Jordan
In collaboration with UN Women, she had the opportunity to meet women leaders and youth activists to discuss challenges and opportunities in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment in Jordan. Learn more
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.
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
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
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
Aniesa highlights her experience during her enrollment in the UN Women incentive-based volunteerism programme in the Oasis Center for Resilience and Empowerment of women and Girls’ the Taibeh Center in Karak, in Jordan.
A special tour of UN Women’s ‘Oasis Center for Resilience and Empowerment of Women and Girls’ with Baheera, a Syrian refugee woman living with her husband and four children in the Za’atari refugee camp and enrolled in UN Women’s cash-for-work programme.
Credits: UN Women/ Christopher Herwig
- Call centre training boosts self-confidence and nets women jobs
- From Where I Stand: “I have the right to write my own future”
- National Conference paves the way for increased local solutions to boost women’s economic empowerment
- Judicial Institute and UN Women sign Memorandum of Understanding
- Engaging education professionals in promoting the Women, Peace and Security Agenda