Five women on the frontlines of COVID response

Keeping women safe with innovative technologies in Jordan

UN Women field assistants Amal Al Mahayrah (left) and Hadeel Dabaibeh (right) make daily support calls and share information with vulnerable Jordanian women and Syrian refugees. Photos: UN Women

Stepping up for public service in rural China

Yan Shenglian working at the check point of her village during the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo: UN Women/Feng Xinlin

Leading coronavirus testing efforts in Nepal

Dr. Runa Jha in her office. Photo courtesy of Runa Jha.

Supporting survivors in Kazakhstan

Dina Smailova holds a bouquet with the sign “Don’t keep silent”. The money from the sales of these bouquets were donated to her fund. Photo: Almat Mukhamedzhanov

Maintaining hope for her Caribbean community

Ryancia Henry. Photo courtesy of Ryancia Henry.



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