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Access to Justice for the Most Vulnerable in Gaza

Arwa is a 35 year old woman from Gaza who benefited from legal aid under the Sawasya joint programme with UNDP, UNWomen and UNICEF  


Shufuna

Through SHUFUNA (SEE US), the project will focus on using multiple tools that will effectively call out decision makers to take the necessary steps to change the status quo and increase women’s…  


Gaza lighthouse glows in orange

The EU and its Member States, in partnership with UNDP, joined Palestinians in Gaza to light Gaza lighthouse in orange to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. This…  


16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

The international community in Palestine launches a joint campaign “#HearMeToo: Voices against Violence” to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence in Palestine. Civil society…  


Sawasya II

Sawasya II represents the primary programmatic vehicle of the United Nations for advancing the rule of law, gender justice and human rights in the State of Palestine for the period 2018-2023.  


A New World Order


Female Participation in Sports

The Palestinian Youth Sports League (PYSL) has in 2017 launched its activities and registered 9,000 youth, 25 percent of which are girls and young women. New teams were formed in many sports…  


Gender Equality in Arab Region

Young women in Arab countries, including the State of Palestine, are hardly passive victims, and many are challenging and transforming systems of power and exclusion. Still, more men need to get…  


Social Reconditioning for Women’s Empowerment

Gender equality is not only a social and political driver but also an economic one. Today some of our best-perceived leaders are women who lead countries and businesses. Nevertheless, women globally…  


Right to Education in the Gaza Strip

In Gaza, access to quality education in a safe, child-friendly environment for children and youth is compromised by a protracted conflict and occupation. The main challenges for school children and…  

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