UNFPA empowers female Syrian refugee in Egypt

  • Published on: 04/02/2016
  • Asma' Al-Shorbaji, Syrian refugee, lives in Egypt.  She has been visiting the UNFPA-supported Obour Safe Space for Women managed by Syriana NGO, to learn reading and writing.  
     
    UNFPA supports 5 Women and Girls Safe Spaces (WGSS) in Egypt where around 800 – 1,000 women and girls, including refugees from Syria, can access psychosocial support and awareness-raising sessions on gender based violence (GBV) and attend educational, skills-training and recreational activities every month.