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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
News
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
News
  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
News
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
News
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
News
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
2 February 2015
News
ZAATARI, Jordan – Syrian refugees in Jordan have endured frigid temperatures, powerful winds, and heavy snow and rainfall this winter. A dangerous mid-January snowstorm, named “Huda,” collapsed... Read more
15 March 2014
News
AMMAN — When Malak Hariri took refuge at the Zaatari Refugee Camp two years ago, she was alone with a baby before her husband followed them. Life in the desert camp was then more difficult, too... Read more

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