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6 October 2020
Press Release

Tik Tok Challenge Competition: Celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child

Every year, the 11th of October marks the International Day for the Girl Child, an occasion that is celebrated globally to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the... Read more

22 September 2020

Winners of Article Competition in Celebration of International Youth Day

UNFPA, in collaboration with the Royal Health Awareness Society, Questscope, and Y-PEER Network, launched an article competition in celebration of International Youth Day and the global theme "Youth... Read more

1 September 2020
Stories from Zaatari Camp for Syrian Refugees- Jordan

The Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action: Stories from Za'atari Camp for Syrian Refugees- Jordan

The Youth Task Force in Za'atari Camp is an action-oriented field-level forum, which is focused on youth-specific advocacy, planning and coordination, while addressing the cross-cutting nature of the... Read more

25 August 2020
Press Release

“Let the Music Speak” A Virtual Music Concert in Celebration of International Youth Day 2020

Amman- In celebration of International Youth Day (IYD), UNFPA-Jordan hosted a musical concert, in partnership with the Higher Population Council (HPC), the Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS),... Read more

18 August 2020

Challenges Provoke Innovation in Response to COVID-19

This year, COVID-19 has been the biggest challenge to humanitarian operations around the world. The lack of access and restrictions placed by governments around the world has resulted in communities... Read more

13 August 2020

Celebrating International Youth Day with a Youth Peace and Security Coffee Break Session

AMMAN — The Ministry of Youth, UNFPA, UNDP and UN Women, in collaboration with the National Youth Peace and Security 2250 Coalition in Jordan, held an event on Thursday to celebrate International... Read more

12 August 2020

Youth Task Force in Zaatari Camp Celebrates International Youth Day Virtually

Every year International Youth Day (IYD) is marked on the 12th of August. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Youth Task Force in Zaatari Camp (YTF) and its chair and co-chair UNFPA-Jordan... Read more

30 July 2020

Trafficked, rescued and given another chance

Every year, tens of thousands of people are trafficked across and within national borders. While men and boys tend to be trafficked into forced labour, women and girls tend to be trafficked into... Read more

16 July 2020

From Frustration to Success .... There is Always Hope

Not so long ago, Manal, a 19-year-old, was a  high school dropout from Karak (130 km to the south of Amman). After failing the high school “Tawjihi exam”, she was­­ subject to emotional violence at... Read more

14 July 2020

Putting the brakes on COVID-19: Safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls

The global community must show solidarity to survive the pandemic, says UNFPA's Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem. UNITED NATIONS, New York – Officially, the COVID-19 pandemic has sickened 12... Read more