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Transcending the challenges of Down Syndrome

Buthayna has Down Syndrome. Her mother enrolled her at the centre to build her confidence and improve her social skills. With funding from the Government of Germany, through its Development Bank…  


Women in business, stronger together

Maysoon and Rasmya studied fashion design at university, while Areej studied business administration and complemented it with fashion design. The three women met in a fashion design training course…  


Palestinian Prime Minister, UNICEF, UNFPA, and UNDP strengthen volunteering

Under the auspices of His Excellency Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr. Mohammed Shtayyeh, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed for the establishment of a Palestinian National Volunteer Service…  


Supporting women's access to justice through legal aid services amidst COVID-19

Haya, is a 22-year-old young woman from Gaza who is facing a failed marriage and an abusive husband. She received legal aid with support from the Sawasya II Access to Justice Joint Programme.  


Unpaid care work – A gateway for gender equality

COVID-19 exposed structural weaknesses in reducing the gender equality gap, but also presented opportunities for designing interventions to ensure a strong comeback toward achieving gender equality.  


The virtual world is my new domain

Haneen lives in one of the highest populated camps north of the Gaza Strip with her eight family members. She is a very determined young woman, studying English Literature at the Islamic University in…  


PWA, Netherlands and UNDP Announce Second Phase of the Transboundary Wastewater Management Project

The Kingdom of the Netherlands with the Palestinian Water Authority and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People held a closing ceremony on 11 November 2020 for the first phase of the…  


Managing Transboundary Wastewater

Amer is one of the villagers that benefited from the Transboundary Wastewater Management project, implemented by UNDP with support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands. His house is now connected to a…  


UNDP and British Consulate General Sign Agreement in Support of Transparency, Evidence, and Accountability

The £2 million GBP will support the development of a multi-year programme that will strengthen effective and accountable governance, and increase the responsiveness and transparency of Palestinian…  


With support from SFD, UNDP disburses compensations for damaged homes in Gaza

In its fifth year of implementation, and with support from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), the project will enable 272 families by 2020 to reconstruct their…  

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