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March 11, 2018 12:54 pm

UN Palestinian Refugee Aid Agency Called Out for Hypocrisy of Women’s Rights Tweet

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Palestinian UNRWA employees march in a Gaza City protest, Jan. 29, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Mohammed Salem.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was called out on Twitter on Sunday for hypocrisy on the issue of women’s rights.

UNRWA initially tweeted, “In 2017, over 80,000 Palestine refugee community members were engaged in awareness-raising on gender equality and Gender Based Violence through various UNRWA-run activities.”

In response, the Geneva-based monitoring NGO UN Watch tweeted:

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