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19 December 2018
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What’s one survivor of gender-based violence? What’s ten? What’s a million? How do you give the number humanity to reveal the lives it hides? Meeting people along the road and starting a conversation... Read more
10 December 2018
Press Release
Beirut, 10 December 2018 – Many Arab countries have introduced positive legislative reforms that promote gender equality and protect women from violence. Yet guaranteeing equality before the law... Read more
9 December 2018
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Faced with poverty, the burden of caring for many children, and fear, Ghalia waited years before she ended her silence and broke the cycle of domestic violence. “I used to feel fear and loneliness,... Read more
7 December 2018
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Jourdnalists play a fundamental role in amplifying the voices of women and girls and pushing the limitations of silence around issues relating to gender-based violence. This role becomes even more... Read more
4 December 2018
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Yemen is entering its fourth year of war. Today, it is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Every passing day in conflict brings Yemen closer to famine, and means more damage for the country’s... Read more
2 December 2018
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Morocco- More than 10 years into her marriage, Khadija, who is now divorced, recalls how she left her home under threats of death. “I was forced to leave home with my baby in my hands”. With no... Read more
28 November 2018
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This year, the 16 Days campaign to end violence against women builds on the momentum which has been mounting in recent years with campaigns like #MeToo designed to loudly and visibly bring the issue... Read more
25 November 2018
Statement
To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign is calling upon us to stand in solidarity with survivors and... Read more
15 November 2018
News
The Youth Forum in the Arab Region  Asilah, Morocco 19 - 21 December, 2018 Call for Youth Participants Deadline: 20 November 2018* Aiming to set and advance the youth agenda and promote youth,... Read more
14 November 2018
Statement
By Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA’s Director for the Arab region Cairo, 14 November 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, fears that among the 10,000 pregnant women caught in the fighting in... Read more

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