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14/01/2018

On 4 December 2017, UNFPA Jordan, Seven Circles and cartoonist Omar Al Abdallat announced the winners of their joint online cartoon competition to mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign. People over 18 years old were invited to submit original cartoons highlighting the negative effects of child marriage and domestic violence. The competition garnered a total of 167 cartoons and 6,190 votes.

Winners Alaa Rustum of Syria and Doaa El Adl of Egypt were each awarded a $500 prize for their winning cartoons by the Landmark Amman Hotel.

Alaa Rustum’s cartoon, entitled “Underage,” was chosen by 1,724 online voters on Working Dreamers, a competition-based online platform. Rustum’s cartoon depicts an older man with a baby carriage containing a weeping young girl in a wedding gown. Doaa El Adl’s cartoon, entitled "Marriage of Minors," depicts a smiling older man pushing a shopping cart full of young girls wearing wedding gowns.

El Adl's cartoon was selected by a jury consisting of Laila Baker, Leana Islam, UNFPA Jordan Emergency Youth Officer, Bryn Boyce, Deputy Director of Programmes at International Rescue Committee, Mary Nazzal-Batayneh, named as one of Forbes’ most powerful Arab businesswomen, Hana Al Araj, a journalist and TV presenter and Gada Jermy, a digital artist.

To view all of the online cartoon competition submissions, please visit the Working Dreamers website.

25/08/2016

Noor and Raneem, two young Syrian women living in Damascus, share how they were negatively affected by the Syrian Crisis and how they benefited from the UNFPA-supported women and girls centre.   UNFPA supports 22 women and girls centres and safe spaces in Syria, delivering psychosocial support, medical and legal referral, sexual and reproductive health care including pre and post-natal services. We also deliver recreational and skills-training activities to empower them and expand their choices in life.

24/08/2016

Aida and Sanaa, Syrian refugees in Jordan, speak about how joining the UNFPA-supported Women Girl Safe Space in Sweileh, help them survive the difficult times.   UNFPA supports 21 women and girls centres and safe spaces in Jordan delivering psychosocial support, medical and legal referral, sexual and reproductive health care including pre and post-natal services.

24/08/2016

Amal, Syrian refugee, telling her story and how she and her family benefited from the services provided at the UNFPA-supported Women Girl Safe Spaces (WGSS) in Sweileh, Jordan.     About 5000 women and girls can get psychosocial support and attend individual/group counseling sessions every month at  the WGSS. 

25/08/2016

UNFPA, the European Commission, the United States, and Jordanian partners jointly mark the safe delivery of 5,000 plus babies in the UNFPA-supported reproductive health clinic in Jordan’s Zaatari Camp.   UNFPA believes that every Syrian woman and girl has the right to have access to affordable reproductive health care and be effectively protected from gender-based violence. UNFPA and partners are scaling up efforts to empower and improve the lives of Syrian women and youth and impacted communities in host countries, including by advocating for human rights and gender equality, to better cope with and recover from the crisis.

24/08/2016

Syrian women refugees in Jordan explain how their lives changed after joining the UNFPA-supported Women & Girls Comprehensive Centre in Zaatari camp.   UNFPA supports 21 Women Girls Safe Spaces (WGSS) in jordan where some 5000 women and girls, including refugees from Syria, can attend recreational and skills-training activities and awareness-raising sessions and get counseling on gender based violence (GBV) every month.

24/08/2016

Malak, young Syrian refugee, lives in Balqa governorate, Jordan.  She refused to get married, wants to complete her education and become a policewoman.   Some 5000 women and girls visit the 21 UNFPA-supported Women Girls Safe Spaces (WGSS) in Jordan to benefit from various activities that respond to gender based violence (GBV) every month -

24/08/2016

kholoud - social worker at UNFPA-supported Women and Girls Safe Space (WGSS) in Zaatari camp, Jordan - talking about how she benefited from being part of the WGSS and about its positive impact on the lives of the women and girls visiting it.     About 5000 women and girls can attend awareness-raising sessions and get counseling on gender based violence (GBV) every month at the WGSS

06/05/2014

Animation on GBV issues for teh syrians in the Za'tri Camp 2013

06/05/2014

Early Marriage Animation2013

 

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