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11 May 2022
Shireen Abu Aqla

Killing of women and girls must stop

Cairo, May 11, 2022 - Shireen Abu Aqla, a Palestinian journalist and Al-Jazeera correspondent in Palestine, lost her life while covering the events in Jenin camp at dawn today, while she was carrying... Read more

24 January 2022

Transforming Lives Through Education in the West Bank and East Jerusalem

    Thanks to the HAYA Joint Programme both students and parents had a chance to familiarize themselves with concepts of gender equality  to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV).... Read more

19 January 2022

For gender-based violence survivors in Palestine, a little assistance goes a long way

WEST BANK, Palestine – After receiving psychosocial and well-being services at the UNFPA-supported Women and Girls Safe Space for gender-based violence survivors in Nablus, women may leave with... Read more

19 January 2022

Donor visit to Jenin

    UNFPA and the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) organized a field visit taking place in Fahma Village mobile clinic and Maythaloon safe space in Jenin, and joined by the Representative... Read more

22 October 2021

For breast cancer survivors and supporters in Palestine, a chance to come together

    Gaza Strip, Palestine –  When Bahia was diagnosed with breast cancer, she had to contend not only with a frightening disease but also with a social stigma that left her feeling rejected and... Read more

12 October 2021
Press Release

Launch of the “Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator Study”

12 October 2021, Ramallah: Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mai AlKaila, Minister of Health, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) launched the “Breast... Read more

11 October 2021
Young Girl at Kufr Ni'meh Youth Village

UN calls for gender equality in digital literacy for girls in Palestine

  UN calls for gender equality in digital literacy for girls in Palestine Statement by Lynn Hastings, United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, on... Read more

7 October 2021

Scientific workshop on Breast Cancer and Early Detection

    7 October 2021, Gaza Strip, Palestine:  UNFPA in cooperation with The Scientic Committee organized a one-day scientific workshop on breast cancer and early detection which took place to present 6... Read more

31 August 2021

International Youth Day 2021 Joint Activites in Palestine

On 12 August, the world celebrates International Youth Day. This year’s theme was Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health. Like every year, UN agencies in Palestine... Read more

12 August 2021
Young People celebrating International Youth Day 2020 in the Youth Village, Kufr Ni'meh

International Youth Day 2021 Statement - Ms. Lynn Hastings, Deputy Special Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator

The theme of this year's International Youth Day - Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health - is of crucial relevance to Palestine. Young Palestinians share a strong... Read more