Tag Archives | Women

Women, Peace and Security in a Libyan Context

Full and effective participation of women in public life, including all political processes and peace building initiatives remains essential and a core priority for UNSMIL. Twenty five years following  the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which represented a turning point for the global agenda on gender equality, and as we approach the twentieth anniversary […]

UNDP, KIA create Jobs for Libyan Youth, Women, IDPs

UNDP, KIA partner to create jobs opportunities for youth, women, internally displaced persons As part of its efforts to support Libya in its way toward long-term economic and livelihoods recovery, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today an agreement with Kia Motors in Libya to provide vocational training for at least 60 youth and […]

How Women are Dealing with Libya's Armed Groups

By Khadeja Ramali and Tim Eaton, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. How Women are Dealing with Libya's Ever-Present Armed Groups Libya is in the midst of its third bout of civil war […]

Micro Grants Engagement for Women

Call for Proposals: Micro Grants Engagement for women inmates rehabilitation program Based on the importance of the rehabilitation programs for inmates, UNSMIL and UNDP are launching a call for proposals for NGO's to support with the rehabilitation programs for women inmates in Al-Jedeida prison, Tripoli. This program will focus on psychological support for inmates and […]

EU providing Medicines to Vulnerable Women and Children

EU helps provide essential medicines to vulnerable women and children An estimated 225,000 women and children will benefit from some 122 tonnes of lifesaving and essential medicines and supplies that have arrived in Libya; the supplies are essential to the implementation of an integrated Maternal Child Health programme. They will ensure that quality primary health […]

How COVID-19 Affects Women in Libya?

By Hala Bugaighis, Co-Founder at Jusoor Center for Studies and Development. "Peace is not just the absence of war. Many women under lockdown for #COVID19 face violence where they should be safest: in their own homes. Today I appeal for peace in homes around the world. I urge all governments to put women's safety first […]

New Initiative to Empower Women, Youth and Migrants in Libya

UNDP and UN Women launch a joint initiative in Libya to empower women, youth and migrants The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Women (UN Women) in Libya marked the International Women's Day 2020 with the launch of a new joint initiative aimed at promoting gender equality and women and youth empowerment […]

EU Statement in Support of Libyan Women

The European Union Delegation to Libya has issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and Head of Mission of Canada: "The Delegation of the European Union, the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and the Head of Mission of Canada remain strongly committed to promoting equal rights and […]