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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.
Over 100 young women from Amman and Zarqa graduate from professional development trainings to access the labour market
Held under the esteemed patronage and at the presence of the Minister of Labor, H.E. Mr. Samir Murad, Education for Employment (EFE-Jordan) in partnership with UN Women and with the generous support of the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis (the"Madad Fund") and the Governments of Japan and France, organized a graduation ceremony for 100 women who benefitted from job training and job placement and career direction, programmes in late 2018. ...
1.3 million refugees are currently hosted by Jordan, a country that continues to demonstrate humanitarian leadership in the Syrian refugee crisis. In 2012, UN Women opened its first Oasis— a centre for refugee women and girls to access emergency aid and specialized gender-based violence services at Za’atari refugee camp in northern Jordan. Over time, the scope and impact of the Oasis model has expanded to encompass multi-sectoral services that build women’s resilience and empowerment. Currently, UN Women operates four Oasis centres in two Jordanian camps: Za’atari and Azraq.
The First Lady of Japan, Her Excellency Mrs. Akie Abe, received a warm greeting from the Syrian women and girls working within the UN Women ‘Oasis 2’
The occasion of the visit allowed H.E Mrs. Abe, to gain a firsthand understanding of UN Women’s work and witness the opportunities that are being provided to women through the continuous support of the Government of Japan.