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11 October 2017
Feature Story
A former child-bride-turned-beautician styles her client's hair at the Jordanian Women's Union salon.
Amman, JORDAN – On most weekday afternoons, you can find *Hiba working at a salon run by the Jordanian Women’s Union (JWU), a UNFPA-supported non-governmental organization. At 22 years old, she’s a... Read more
8 March 2017
Press Release
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017 Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from... Read more
8 March 2017
Opinion
  يقال أن المرأة نصف المجتمع، أو أنها أنها كشجرة صفصاف تلقي بظلالها على من حولها، أي أنها تحميهم وتمنع عنهم الأذى. وقد وضعت المنظمات الدولية المعنية بحقوق المرأة موضوع النوع الاجتماعي على رأس... Read more
23 February 2017
Press Release
CANADIAN MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LA FRANCOPHONIE VISITS UNFPA SUPPORTED CLINIC IN JORDAN
Amman, February 23, 2017 – “Tell me what is your greatest difficulty?” asked the Minister of Development and La Francophonie Cooperation, Marie-Claude Bibeau  to a group of Syrian refugee women at a... Read more
11 October 2016
Press Release
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016 “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita,... Read more
12 July 2016
Mother and Child say NO to child marriage in Zaatari
  Saba’s smile can brighten a whole room, or the caravan that she shares with her family in Zaatari camp for refugees in Jordan. The 16 year old dynamic Syrian young woman lives in the camp with her... Read more
29 June 2016
Dispatch
  QUNEITRA, Syria – As the explosions of an aerial attack on Syria’s Quneitra governorate rained down around her, teenaged Batool struggled through her first childbirth, to twins – without access to... Read more
21 April 2016
Dispatch
In April, humanitarian, writer and actor Ashley Judd travelled to Jordan on her inaugural mission as UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador. During her two-week trip, she visited UNFPA-supported clinics and... Read more
14 April 2016
Dispatch
AMMAN, Jordan – Amir* arrived in Jordan two years ago with gunshot wounds in his back. He had been beaten and even declared dead while his family tried to flee their home in the besieged Syrian city... Read more
1 January 2016
Dispatch
Cyber City/ Ramtha/ Jordan, Khloloud Mohammad, was seven months pregnant when she had to cross borders between Syria and Jordan to escape violence in her homeland and find a safe place for her seven... Read more

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