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20 Jun 2017 description
report UN Women

Morning is breaking, it’s a little after 6 a.m. As the city of Amman wakes up, Hadeel Al-Zoubi, UN Women’s Senior Camp Assistant, is already on her way to the Za’atari camp, located over 65 miles from the capital of Jordan. The camp now hosts close to 80,000 refugees from Syria and neighbouring countries. At least 49 per cent of them are women.

The daily commute to the camp is a grueling two hours, each way.

17 Jun 2017 description
report UN Women

In three Women’s Centres supported by UN Women in Tanzania, women refugees find safe spaces to network, learn new skills and recover from the trauma of war and sexual violence. Many have picked up new trades and advocate for their own rights. Some have found new family and new lives.

Mpawenayo Seraphine, 38 years old, walked over 60 km with her husband and six children to reach the Tanzanian border from Rutana, Burundi in September 2015. They were fleeing the escalating violence in her native village.

08 Jun 2017 description
report UN Women

Olesya Arkhypova left her home in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine shortly after the armed conflict broke out in May, 2014. A month later, her father died in the conflict. As the government forces lost control over her home town Makiivka, Arkhypova quit her job at an advertisement company and set out to find a safer place to live. She was several weeks pregnant at the time.

06 Jun 2017 description
report UN Women

By Marie Sophie Sandberg Pettersson

Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh — UN Women in partnership with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping provide emergency shelters and other supports to ensure the safety and protection of thousands of women in the two Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar district in southeast Bangladesh that was struck by Cyclone Mora in the morning of 30 May 2017 this week. At least 27 of the refugees were injured by the storm.

02 Jun 2017 description
report UN Women

Forum organized by African Union Commission and UN Women, with the support of Germany, outlines roadmap for women in governance, peace and security

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

2 entries found
29 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 26 Jun 2017 UN Women

Title

Consultant - Interpreter (Retainer)

Purpose

Interpreter for advocacy, training and meetings for UN Women Myanmar Office

Location

As assigned by programme – in Myanmar

Contract duration

15 July 2017 – 14 July 2018

(Maximum 60 days of assignment period; UN Women does not warrant the maximum of 60 days. The service will be purchased during the term of the Agreement).

Contract Supervision

29 May 2017 description
job Closing date: 26 Jun 2017 UN Women

Title

Consultant - Documenter (Retainer)

Purpose

Documenter for workshops, trainings, and consultations for UN Women Myanmar Office

Location

Home-based with travel to assigned locations in Myanmar

Contract duration

15 July 2017 – 14 July 2018

(Maximum 60 days of assignment period; UN Women does not warrant the maximum of 60 days. The service will be purchased during the term of the Agreement).

Contract Supervision