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12 September 2022
Tuqa Dereyah on election day in Beit Fajjar

Becoming a young leader: Story of Tuqa Dereyah, 23, from Beit Fajjar

Tuqa is a 23-year-old young girl from Beit Fajjar, and the first Palestinian leader of the Youth Local Council (YLC) in her municipality. She... Read more

28 July 2022
Youth Advisory Panel YAP launch in Bethlehem, Palestine

The United Nations, with the support of the EU, Denmark, launch the Youth Advisory Panel in Palestine

  Today, the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) was launched in Bethlehem with the support of the European Union, Denmark and the United Nations. The YAP is a group of 18 young Palestinians from across the... Read more

28 July 2022
Standing in respect to the YAP Anthem during YAP launching ceremony in Bethlehem

With Support from the UN in Palestine, EU and Denmark, the Youth Advisory Panel launch in Bethlehem

ON 28 July 2022, the Youth Advisory Panel lauching event took place at Bethlehem Univeristy, bringing 18 YAP members, the UN in Palestine, the EU and... Read more

2 July 2022
Delivering bakri balloons at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza Strip funded by Japan

Japan and UNFPA partner to support maternal health in Palestine

“Bakri balloons were not previously available in Gaza. This intervention {which is funded by the Government of Japan} has helped to exponentially... Read more

15 June 2022
Pink Sports Day as Part of the October Breast Cancer Awareness Month Activities in Gaza © CCP/CFTA

How Farah’s Life was Transformed - A Story of a Breast Cancer Survivor from Gaza

How Farah’s Life was Transformed by a Japan-Funded Project - A Story of a Breast Cancer Survivor from Gaza

2 June 2022
A  meeting is held at the newly established women-run centre in Issawiyah, Jerusalem. Image courtesy of PCC.

Women take the lead with new counselling and support centre in Palestine

Seven women from Issawiyah, East of Jerusalem, establish a centre for women led by women.

31 May 2022
Breast Cancer awareness raising campaign in Palestine

How a UNFPA-Supported Mobile Clinic Serves the Most Marginalised Communities in Palestine

The UNFPA, under the Japan funded project, has supported the Augusta Victoria Hospital mobile clinic to reach more women, increase screening rates,... Read more

20 May 2022
Awareness Raising Material in Palestine – Promoting Early Detection of Breast Cancer © UNFPA Palestine

How Can a Nurse Navigator Model for Breast Cancer Improve Women’s Lives? Application from Palestine

    Breast Cancer in Palestine    Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Palestinian women, and the third cause of cancer deaths in Palestine. The past ten years have witnessed an increase of... Read more

11 May 2022
Shireen Abu Aqla

Killing of women and girls must stop

Statement by Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Arab States Regional Director