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Mariam, 33, a mother of 5, gazes out of her tent in Lebanon’s Northern Bekaa valley.

Webinar: Edutainment and digital media to challenge social norms in the MENA region

Upcoming webinar on challenging social norms and to advance Gender Justice and Women's Rights in the MENA region.  Date: December...

Women's participation and leadership

Moving from individual to collective change for women's participation in Lebanon, Jordan and Kurdistan Region of Iraq

With women making up only 19% of parliament in the Middle East and North Africa region, understanding the factors preventing women from taking part in decision-making processes is vital. Here, Julie...

Webinar on VAWG

Public influencing to end violence against women and girls

NEWS:  Violence against women and girls is a global issue that is all too often ignored, effective advocacy and campaigns can play an integral part in bringing it to an end. The latest...

An event to encourage women in leadership, Rabat, Morocco. Credit: Ellie Kealey / Oxfam

Regional influencing for gender justice: watch the webinar

NEWS: What's the most effective way to influence regional organisations in order to advance women's rights and gender justice? This was the topic of a recent webinar organised by Oxfam's...

Zahia Fandi, Sarah Fandi and Hanadi El Omari fled the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus.

Women, peace and security in the Middle East and North Africa

Women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face many difficulties and inequalities in their daily lives, and conflict in the region only exacerbates the situation. Julie Diallo and Sariah Ghazzaoui...