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10 December 2020
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Rafah Safe Space - 2019

“I was able to change the direction of my life” - How a safe space for women provided compassion and hope

My husband started physically and verbally abusing me the day we got married. I discovered a week after our wedding day that he was a drug user.  So says Huda, a 30-year-old woman living with her... Read more

10 December 2020
News

Palestinian Prime Minister, UNICEF, UNFPA, and UNDP sign a memorandum of understanding to strengthen volunteering opportunities for young people in the State of Palestine

    JOINT PRESS RELEASE Palestinian Prime Minister, UNICEF, UNFPA, and UNDP sign a memorandum of understanding to strengthen volunteering opportunities for young people in the State of Palestine... Read more

8 December 2020
News

Preventing violence through education in the West Bank

Violence severely affects women, girls, men, and boys in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The COVID-19 pandemic has particularly exacerbated violence... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women and girls. Enough to domestic violence. Enough to rape.... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world,... Read more

28 October 2020
News

Intisar, a breast cancer survivor and advocate from the Gaza Strip: a journey of hardship and hope

“I always encourage the women I know to do a self-examination and regular screenings”, says Intisar, a 55-year-old woman from Deir al-Balah in the Gaza-strip.   The prevalence of breast cancer has... Read more

22 October 2020
Press Release

Dr. Luay Shabaneh condemns the killing of a pregnant woman in Qalqilya, Palestine

    UNFPA, Arab States Regional Director, Dr. Luay Shabaneh condemns the killing of a pregnant woman in Qalqilya, Palestine   Cairo- 22 October 2020 – The United Nations Population Fund, Arab States... Read more

20 October 2020
News

Research and practice for health and human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory

The Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance, UNFPA Palestine, and WHO in the occupied... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

It is time for us to listen!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.  Today, on the International Day of the... Read more

10 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and... Read more

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