“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.”
A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's
Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc
The near weekly demonstrations and sit-ins lobbying for a range of women's issues in the Lebanese capital have one co
In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.
Uprisings espousing principles of democracy, participation and human rights have spread across the Arab world.
As the first Muslim woman to be appointed to head the U.S.
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.
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
Women are still “mainly construed as clichés of sexual attraction to be shown on television,” Info
The national campaign to grant women equal citizenship, allowing them to pass on their nationality to their children,
It was one o'clock in the morning, and raining, when Frances's employer threw her out in the street, angry that she h
An aid ship transporting medical supplies to Gaza will leave Lebanon in the coming days with dozens of women activist
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
One can be born in Lebanon and live here all one's life, and still not be a Lebanese citizen.
The 131-page report documents the serious abuses that domestic workers face at every step of the migration process.
FTW is pleased to announce it's first Canadian fundraiser event with an intimate evening celebrating music, food and
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
Several hundred Palestinian women have held a silent protest in the West Bank town of Ram Allah, demanding legislatio
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.