“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Lebanon may be used as a regional base for the spread of gender equality, a representative from the Council of Europe
An aid ship transporting medical supplies to Gaza will leave Lebanon in the coming days with dozens of women activist
During Lebanon's civil war - and Israel's invasion and occupation of Lebanon - some women fought on the frontlines.
Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e
In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en
Fresh data on the status of women in Lebanon will be made public at conference.
It sees itself as one of the Middle East's most liberal countries, but Lebanon's lack of women politicians is conspic
One can be born in Lebanon and live here all one's life, and still not be a Lebanese citizen.
A seductive woman looks out from the billboards that line Beirut's highways proclaiming, "Be Beautiful and Vote,
Between 2006 and 2008, three conflicts devastated parts of Lebanon.
The 131-page report documents the serious abuses that domestic workers face at every step of the migration process.
Lebanese-born photographer Rania Matar, who currently lives in the United States, frequently travels back to her nati
FTW is pleased to announce it's first Canadian fundraiser event with an intimate evening celebrating music, food and
Nearly 400 women representing more than 30 nationalities will arrive in Beirut on 2nd May for the fourth 'Follow the
Statement by Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Director, UNIFEM; Convenor, International Women's Commission for a Just and Su
Women's voices and perspectives in reaction to the military aggression in Lebanon, Palestine and Israel will be the f
On behalf of all the International Coordinators and Board Members of Peace Women Across the Globe (formerly 1000 Wome
The International Community, including the High Contracting Parties of the Geneva Conventions and international gover
WLP partner, Collective for Research and Training on Development-Action (CRTD-A), has received individual donations a
Some 200 European and Mediterranean women will jump on their bikes this November and cycle for peace from Lebanon to
Several hundred Palestinian women have held a silent protest in the West Bank town of Ram Allah, demanding legislatio
We often hear people say that women in Lebanon are the most emancipated in the Middle East region.
How are women rebuilding their lives a year after the war?
It was just minutes into our conversation when Layla's tears began to fall.
Legal reforms are necessary to fight against gender-based violence but they must be accompanied by wider social and p
It can be difficult to identify the exact moment that we are touched by change.
The Security Council today extended the mandate of United Nations peacekeepers in southern Lebanon until 31 August 20
Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc
Monday, 11 February 2013
UN North Lawn Building (CR 5)
1.15 – 2.30 pm
In Lebanon, the UN Interim Force (UNFIL) has launched a new initiative to ensure a gender perspective is present in t
This article describes how in the lead-up to a recent global open day on Women, Peace and Security, UNIFIL’s gender u
Lebanese women activists continue to work for gender equality in their country.
According to UN Women, Lebanon’s four-year National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 is expected to be endorsed by the Counc
This is a training manual on gender, masculinities and strategies of engaging men and boys in combating gender discr