“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.”
Prepared by: Colleen Bromberger
While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are
At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al
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
Activists warned the government Tuesday against failing to adopt a new electoral law that would provide better repres
Traffic stalled and offices stood still for five minutes Tuesday as women's rights activists protested against the ex
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.
The demonstrations held here on March 20 marked the third time in four weeks that protesters gathered to demand an en
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
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,
MP Setrida Geagea's Press office issued a statement on Monday about the Lebanese Forces MP's words during the meeting
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.
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
A seductive woman looks out from the billboards that line Beirut's highways proclaiming, "Be Beautiful and Vote,
Lebanese-born photographer Rania Matar, who currently lives in the United States, frequently travels back to her nati
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