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  1. LEBANON: Activists: New Election Law Needed to Maintain Unity

    Activists warned the government Tuesday against failing to adopt a new electoral law that would provide better repres

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 530
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: August 2011

    For August, in which the France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situatio

    Monday, August 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 437
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. LEBANON: Traffic Stops as Activists Protest Against Absence of Women in Cabinet

    Traffic stalled and offices stood still for five minutes Tuesday as women's rights activists protested against the ex

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 032
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. LEBANON: EU Ambassador Laments Lack of Women in New Government

    The European Union's ambassador to Lebanon Friday joined the rising chorus of voices denouncing the lack of female re

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 965
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. LEBANON: Protesters Come out Against Gender Violence

    Pressure mounted on Lebanese authorities to adopt laws banning gender-based violence Sunday as several hundred demons

    Monday, May 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 836
  15. LEBANON: Women's Rights Groups Welcome Legislative Amendments

    Women's rights groups have this week celebrated the approval of several legal amendments by the parliamentary committ

    Thursday, May 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 785
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. LEBANON: Women's Group Calls for Female Cabinet Ministers

    The National Council of Lebanese Women called Thursday for an active participation of women in the upcoming Lebanese

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 189
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. The Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa Project, Overview: Lebanon

    Project Background

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 322
  25. LEBANON: Feminist Group Reclaiming Gender Roles in Lebanon

    Nasawiya, a feminist collective in Lebanon about to celebrate its first anniversary, is seeking to change the discour

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 989