“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
This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w
Along the border of Israel and Lebanon, female peacekeepers are playing a vital role in the United Nations unit that
Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear
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
While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are
Ten female soldiers from Malaysia are expected in Lebanon on Tuesday to serve for six months with the Malaysian conti
In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.
With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo
A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo
At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al
The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre
Hundreds of people protested on Sunday to demand a law allowing Lebanese women to transfer nationality to their famil
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
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.
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
On November 25, 2010, Lebanon joined over 55 countries around the world by organising the first White Ribbon Campaign
Last week, Lebanese women's rights activists launched a 16-day campaign to push parliament to pass new legislation to
Women are still “mainly construed as clichés of sexual attraction to be shown on television,” Info
Women in Lebanon remain disproportionably at risk from conflict and have largely been excluded from the national reco
ESCWA opened today its scheduled activities of the Tenth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning w
First Lady Wafaa Sleiman launched a guide book about the situation of women in Lebanon, during a celebration at the B
The national campaign to grant women equal citizenship, allowing them to pass on their nationality to their children,