Luisa Dietrich, Gender & Conflict Analyst Simone E. Carter, Research & Assessment Coordinator MAY 2017
This gender and conflict analysis of ISIS-affected communities of Iraq aims to improve understanding of gender dynamics in the context of conflict and displacement. This report sets out to identify the differential impact of ISIS occupation on women, girls, men and boys in order to explore shifts in prevailing gender norms held by study participants in Anbar, Salah Al Din and Nineveh governorates of Iraq.
Today, May 29, upon the request of the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (Tents, Plastic sheets, Sleeping pads, etc.) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Sri Lanka in response to the damages incurred from the floods and landslides caused by the heavy rainfall around Southern and Western areas of the country.
The Government of Japan had committed USD 8 million to support the Ministry of Finance and Planning overcome its difficult financial situation through the World Bank’s Palestinian Recovery and Development Plan Multi-Donor Trust Fund (PRDP-MDTF) and the fund was successfully transferred to Palestine on April 25th . This part is of Japan’s contribution of USD 47 million under its supplementary budget. The contribution comes at a time when budgetary assistance is urgently needed in order to maintain stability and advance policy agenda in a consistant manner.
Ramallah, 20 April, 2017 - The Government of Japan and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced today the launching of a project under the title “Women's health: addressing pressing needs for sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer services in hardly hit communities”. The project will be implemented in Gaza and area C with financial support of USD 471,275 by the Government of Japan.
KAMPALA - The Government of Japan has contributed a total of US$ 6.3 million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support refugees and host communities in Uganda over a period of one year from April 2017 to March 2018.