11 Apr, 2016

Vocational training changed my life

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From ILO The vocational training path has led to success for one Bangladeshi woman. Suma had been under the impression that only students weak in their studies chose vocational training. Luckily for her, a teacher with more awareness of job opportunities suggested she rethink her decision. “Not many women can attain a supervisory position in

22 Jan, 2016

Empower Women: Fostering a new, empowered generation

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From UN Women Youth around the world work on projects to help women in their communities achieve their full potential. Growing up in Cairo, Nora Hamdy, 21, saw domestic violence all around her. She recalls seeing men hitting their wives because they didn’t do as they were told, not allowing their wives to go to

17 Mar, 2015

Do you want to contribute innovative solutions that promote the social wellbeing of youth and women? Join the challenge

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Join the challenge and create an app with Scratch, Qualcomm® Vuforia ™ platform, a product of Qualcomm connected experiences Inc or AllJoyn ™ technology. If developing apps is your passion, here is your opportunity. This contest, with the patronage of UNESCO and the YouthMobile Initiative, has two special categories, one dedicated to apps intended for

24 Feb, 2015

UNESCO is Training Teachers to Improve Education in Palestine

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Dr Refa’ Ramahi is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Faculty of Education at Birzeit University in Palestine and one of the beneficiaries of the ‘Quality Systems for Quality Teachers’ Project. The implementation of this project in Jordan changed the lives of 23 PhD students. Refa’ was one of them. She became a strong advocate