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15 May 2022
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 Girls Shine: A New Center in Za’atari Camp puts Adolescent Girls in the Lead

Girls Shine: A New Center in Za’atari Camp puts Adolescent Girls in the Lead

As part of its continuous efforts to further gender equality and address the physical and emotional consequences of gender-based violence, UNFPA Jordan Country Office in partnership with Save The... Read more

25 March 2022
News
Deputy Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund concludes a six-day visit to Jordan

Deputy Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund concludes a six-day visit to Jordan

March 25, 2022 - Dr. Diene Keita, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNFPA Deputy Executive Director/Programme arrived in Jordan on a six-day official visit on 18 March 2022. During her visit, Dr.... Read more

20 March 2022
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Minister of Health and UNFPA mutually agreed on the importance of their strategic partnership.

Minister of Health and UNFPA mutually agreed on the importance of their strategic partnership.

Amman, Jordan, March 20 - Dr. Feras Al-Hawari, Minister of Health, met with UN Assistant Secretary General and UNFPA Deputy Executive Director/Programs, Dr. Diene Keita, on Sunday to explore ways to... Read more

14 March 2022
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Executive plan for strengthening response to violence against women, children launched

Executive plan for strengthening response to violence against women, children launched

AMMAN — The National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan, on Monday launched the Executive Plan for the National Priorities for Strengthening the... Read more

7 March 2022
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Learning dialogue on Gender-based Violence and Climate Change in Jordan

Learning dialogue on Gender-based Violence and Climate Change in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan – On March 7th, 2022 and in celebration of the International Women’s Day, the Gender-Based Violence Sub-Working Group co-chaired by UNFPA and UNHCR organized a hybrid learning dialogue... Read more

19 January 2022
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Toward increase the demand for SRH services

Toward increase the demand for SRH services

UNFPA Jordan in cooperation with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has been providing sexual and reproductive health services to women in Azraq since 2017. As a midwife, Lara speaks about... Read more

15 December 2021
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Launching the National Reproductive and Sexual Health Strategy for the Years (2020-2030 )

Launching the National Reproductive and Sexual Health Strategy for the Years (2020-2030 )

Amman – Sunday 12/12/2021- The Higher Population Council, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund, launched the National Reproductive and Sexual Health Strategy for the years (2020-... Read more

13 December 2021
News
GBV SWG simultaneous joint event: “Sharing my story, my voice: My rightful access to opportunities and services”

GBV SWG simultaneous joint event: “Sharing my story, my voice: My rightful access to opportunities and services”

On December 2, 2021, the Gender-Based Violence Sub-Working Group (GBV SWG)* conducted a joint simultaneous event under the national sub-theme “Controlling behaviors: limiting my choices and my power... Read more

13 October 2021
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Bridging the gender-digital divide: Untapping another potential for girls’ empowerment (Part 2)

Bridging the gender-digital divide: Untapping another potential for girls’ empowerment (Part 2)

On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child and under the global theme for this year “Digital generation. Our generation”; the Gender-Based Violence Sub-Working Group (GBV SWG) in... Read more

13 October 2021
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Adversity can make you a strong independent person

Adversity can make you a strong independent person

“I Felt Stronger and I Wanted to become Independent,”: Fatima* As soon as he ran out of money, the verbal abuse began.  “He insulted me and called me names,” said Fatima, a 42-year old Syrian refugee... Read more

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