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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
  2. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Take to the Streets and Dance for their 'Rights'

    Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 825
  3. 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
  4. LEBANON: Lebanon Launches Campaign to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

    With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 412
  5. LEBANON: Lebanese Advocates ABAAD Partner with Men for Gender Equality

    A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 306
  6. LEBANON: Protest in Beirut Demands Criminalizing Violence Against Women

    Hundreds of people protested on Sunday to demand a law allowing Lebanese women to transfer nationality to their famil

    Sunday, March 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 911
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  8. LEBANON: Law Reform Targets

    Lebanon's repeal of a criminal code provision that mitigates sentences for so-called honor crimes is an encouraging s

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 183
  9. 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
  10. LEBANON: Women's Groups Caution MPs on Violence Law

    Campaigners for a draft law to outlaw domestic violence urged MPs Friday to refrain from passing a “hollowed-ou

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 127
  11. Lebanon: Enact Family Violence Bill to Protect Women

    Lebanon's parliament should adopt a draft law that would specifically criminalize violence against women, Human Right

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 066
  12. LEBANON: Dar Al-Fatwa Rejects Draft Law Protecting Women Against Domestic Violence

    A draft law to protect women from domestic violence is a Western idea designed to dismantle the Muslim family, rather

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 992
  13. LEBANON: Most Physical Abuse of Women Occurs at Home, Report Shows

    Domestic violence accounts for around half of all reported cases of physical abuse in Lebanon, according to a report

    Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 766
  14. LEBANON: Media Key to Empowering Women: Experts

    Media must play a larger role in empowering women in Lebanon and the wider the Middle East and North Africa region, a

    Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 767
  15. LEBANON: Acitivists Criticize Absence of Women in New Cabinet

    Feminists and activists criticized the absence of women in Prime Minister Najib Mikati's new Cabinet Monday.

    Monday, June 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 920
  16. 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
  17. LEBANON: Lebanese Call for End to Violence Against Women

    Last week, Lebanese women's rights activists launched a 16-day campaign to push parliament to pass new legislation to

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 716
  18. LEBANON: Parliament Urged To Adopt Domestic Abuse Laws

    The Lebanese Parliament should adopt proposed domestic abuse legislation as soon as possible, UN representatives urge

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 718
  19. 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
  20. CONFERENCE: Beirut Conference Highlights Need for Legal Reforms to Combat Violence Against Women

    Legal reforms are necessary to fight against gender-based violence but they must be accompanied by wider social and p

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 773
  21. Changing Beliefs, Inspiring Change: A Men's Forum to End Violence Against Women in Lebanon

    It can be difficult to identify the exact moment that we are touched by change.

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 382
  22. BLOG: Lebanese Women Rise Against Marital Rape

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

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 634