Activists warned the government Tuesday against failing to adopt a new electoral law that would provide better repres
Lebanon's repeal of a criminal code provision that mitigates sentences for so-called honor crimes is an encouraging s
Uprisings espousing principles of democracy, participation and human rights have spread across the Arab world.
For August, in which the France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situatio
Campaigners for a draft law to outlaw domestic violence urged MPs Friday to refrain from passing a “hollowed-ou
Lebanon's parliament should adopt a draft law that would specifically criminalize violence against women, Human Right
Traffic stalled and offices stood still for five minutes Tuesday as women's rights activists protested against the ex
A draft law to protect women from domestic violence is a Western idea designed to dismantle the Muslim family, rather
Domestic violence accounts for around half of all reported cases of physical abuse in Lebanon, according to a report
Media must play a larger role in empowering women in Lebanon and the wider the Middle East and North Africa region, a
The European Union's ambassador to Lebanon Friday joined the rising chorus of voices denouncing the lack of female re
As the first Muslim woman to be appointed to head the U.S.
Feminists and activists criticized the absence of women in Prime Minister Najib Mikati's new Cabinet Monday.
Pressure mounted on Lebanese authorities to adopt laws banning gender-based violence Sunday as several hundred demons
Women's rights groups have this week celebrated the approval of several legal amendments by the parliamentary committ
On 20 March, the day before the Mother's Day holiday in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut
The demonstrations held here on March 20 marked the third time in four weeks that protesters gathered to demand an en
More than 40 women's cooperatives have formed small businesses across Lebanon to revitalize communities that were eco
Business has always been a boy's game; suits, cigars and power lunches, with mistresses as well as money to boot.
The National Council of Lebanese Women called Thursday for an active participation of women in the upcoming Lebanese
Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict
The face of women's issues in Lebanon is changing.
First lady Wafaa Michel Sleiman issued an open letter Monday calling for better treatment of women in Arab societies
Nasawiya, a feminist collective in Lebanon about to celebrate its first anniversary, is seeking to change the discour