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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

20 April 2022
Annual Maternal Mortality Study Day in Gaza. 2021. © MoH

Towards Reducing Maternal Mortality in Palestine: Stories from the Ground

Maternal Mortality (MM) is one of the main sexual and reproductive health concerns globally and in Palestine. According to a 2020 UNFPA-lead national... 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