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  1. FIELD STUDY: "Varying Perceptions, One Outcome"

    Field Study Regarding Women's Rights in Lebanon.

    Monday, March 31, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 892
  2. 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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  4. 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
  5. MENA REGION: Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism

    This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 917
  6. LEBANON: Women Play Increasingly Vital Role in Peace Missions

    Along the border of Israel and Lebanon, female peacekeepers are playing a vital role in the United Nations unit that

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 848
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Seek Stronger Representation in Parliament

    While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 766
  11. LEBANON: Malaysian Female Peacekeepers Head to Lebanon

    Ten female soldiers from Malaysia are expected in Lebanon on Tuesday to serve for six months with the Malaysian conti

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 727
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. LEBANON: Women Reignite Demands for Civil Rights in Lebanon

    At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 232
  16. LEBANON: Lebanese Protests Against Violence Near the Syrian Border

    The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre

    Friday, June 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 192
  17. 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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  19. LEBANON: Author Hanan al Shaykh Welcomes Role of Women in Arab Spring

    When her father told her at the age of 10 that she should cover her hair with a veil, Hanan al Shaykh was quick to sh

    Tuesday, February 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 765
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  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. The Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa Project, Overview: Lebanon

    Project Background

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 322
  46. 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
  47. LEBANON: Men Stand to Endorse the 'Protection of Women from Family Violence' Law in Lebanon

    On November 25, 2010, Lebanon joined over 55 countries around the world by organising the first White Ribbon Campaign

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 765
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. A Legal Guide to Being a Lebanese Woman

    For the past four years I have been researching the histories and the applications of the Lebanese legal system.

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 081