Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The women enrolled in the UN Women’s Oasis programme in the Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps share their stories of escape from conflict and their journeys to becoming the empowered women they are today.
Monday, June 17, 2019
Join us for a journey into the Far North Region of Cameroon to meet five women who have traversed immense tragedies and emerged as resilient leaders, survivors and entrepreneurs.
Friday, September 16, 2016
In the past two decades, an annual average of 172,000 Filipino women have left the country as migrant workers, in the quest for decent work and adequate income.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Migrant domestic workers contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of societies both in their host and home countries, and yet are among the most vulnerable groups in the workforce and face a number of human and labour rights abuses. Learn the facts.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Through scenes of daily life in the Gado-Badzere and Ngam refugee camps in Cameroon, here is a showcase of the lives of women in the camp, their social and community bonds, and how they are using UN Women’s safe spaces, psychosocial support and business trainings.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Burundi’s ongoing political turmoil has caused hundreds of thousands to flee their homes and seek shelter in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). At the Lusenda refugee camp, which is home to more than 16,000 refugees, the majority are women and girls. Hundreds of refugees have come to the Safe Haven multipurpose centres for protection and economic and social empowerment, established by UN Women . Here’s a glimpse into daily life at the camp and the centres.