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  1. LEBANON: Lebanese March Against Domestic Violence

    A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 274
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  3. REPORT: Disability Inclusion in the Syrian Refugee Response in Lebanon

    Over 1.6 million refugees have fled Syria since the conflict started two years ago, with almost one-third seeking pro

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 822
  4. LEBANON: Lebanese Women take on Muslim Judges Who Call Rape a 'Marital Right'

    Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 805
  5. LEBANON: Extremism a Threat to Muslim Women

    The near weekly demonstrations and sit-ins lobbying for a range of women's issues in the Lebanese capital have one co

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 792
  6. Lebanon: Stories of Women Behind Bars

    In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.

    Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 704
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  8. LEBANON: Men Essential to Lebanese Women's Rights

    Uprisings espousing principles of democracy, participation and human rights have spread across the Arab world.

    Wednesday, August 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 153
  9. LEBANON: Activist Highlights Women's Rights in Islam

    As the first Muslim woman to be appointed to head the U.S.

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 948
  10. LEBANON: Civil Society Mobilised for Equal Rights

    On 20 March, the day before the Mother's Day holiday in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 550
  11. LEBANON: Lebanon Protesters Take Aim at Family Law System

    The demonstrations held here on March 20 marked the third time in four weeks that protesters gathered to demand an en

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 458
  12. LEBANON: UNDP Help Lebanese Women in Conflict-Worn Communities

    More than 40 women's cooperatives have formed small businesses across Lebanon to revitalize communities that were eco

    Friday, March 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 363
  13. LEBANON: Despite Breakthroughs Lebanese Women Still Face Discrimination

    Business has always been a boy's game; suits, cigars and power lunches, with mistresses as well as money to boot.

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 207
  14. MIDDLE EAST: Think Tank Discusses Impact of Armed Conflicts on Women

    Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 139
  15. LEBANON: Gender Inequality Brought into Focus at Beirut Human-Rights Film Festival

    The face of women's issues in Lebanon is changing.

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 151
  16. LEBANON: Lebanese First Lady Urges Better Treatment of Arab Women

    First lady Wafaa Michel Sleiman issued an open letter Monday calling for better treatment of women in Arab societies

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 134
  17. The Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa Project, Overview: Lebanon

    Project Background

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 322
  18. LEBANON: Beirut Forum Looks to use Media to Promote Gender Equality

    Women are still “mainly construed as clichés of sexual attraction to be shown on television,” Info

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 691
  19. LEBANON: Campaign for Equal Citizenship for Women Steps Up Pressure

    The national campaign to grant women equal citizenship, allowing them to pass on their nationality to their children,

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 359
  20. LEBANON:How Domestic Workers Become Slaves

    It was one o'clock in the morning, and raining, when Frances's employer threw her out in the street, angry that she h

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 777
  21. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Sending Aid Ship to Gaza

    An aid ship transporting medical supplies to Gaza will leave Lebanon in the coming days with dozens of women activist

    Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 278
  22. MIDDLE EAST: Evaluating Women's Freedom in the Middle East

    Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 911
  23. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  24. Lebanon - Country Summary

    2009 was a year of lost opportunities for Lebanon.

    Monday, January 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 778
  25. LEBANON: Women Battle for Citizenship Rights

    One can be born in Lebanon and live here all one's life, and still not be a Lebanese citizen.

    Saturday, June 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 868
  26. Exported and Exposed: Abuses against Sri Lankan Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates

    The 131-page report documents the serious abuses that domestic workers face at every step of the migration process.

    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 123
  27. Follow the Women Canada Fundraiser for Re-Building Communities in Lebanon, Jordan, Gaza, and the West Bank

    FTW is pleased to announce it's first Canadian fundraiser event with an intimate evening celebrating music, food and

    Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 863
  28. Urgent Call to Stop Spiralling Middle East Violence

    Statement by Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Director, UNIFEM; Convenor, International Women's Commission for a Just and Su

    Wednesday, August 2, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 360
  29. FIRE marathon broadcast

    Women's voices and perspectives in reaction to the military aggression in Lebanon, Palestine and Israel will be the f

    Monday, July 31, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 361
  30. Appeal letter from Peacewomen across the globe

    On behalf of all the International Coordinators and Board Members of Peace Women Across the Globe (formerly 1000 Wome

    Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 362
  31. Civilians in Gaza in Need of Protection

    The International Community, including the High Contracting Parties of the Geneva Conventions and international gover

    Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 363
  32. Humanitarian Emergency in Lebanon

    WLP partner, Collective for Research and Training on Development-Action (CRTD-A), has received individual donations a

    Sunday, July 23, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 365
  33. Palestinians Decry 'Honour Killings'

    Several hundred Palestinian women have held a silent protest in the West Bank town of Ram Allah, demanding legislatio

    Sunday, June 12, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 367
  34. VIDEO: Everywoman - The Women of Lebanon

    How are women rebuilding their lives a year after the war?

    Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 580
  35. BLOG: Lebanon, Day 10: Living With the Trauma of Camp Life

    It was just minutes into our conversation when Layla's tears began to fall.

    Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 736