Women Rights

Annual Report 2015

The following report highlights Lebanon’s improvements and setbacks of the most pressing human rights issues in 2015. The Lebanese government has shown a willingness to comply with certain human rights matters, however it clearly lacks the capacity and funds to improve legislation, enforce laws, and report to the United Nations (UN) properly. With regard to [...]

Everyone Gains: Promoting Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Lebanon

Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Create a strong shift from confrontational advocacy towards cooperation and coordination on women rights issues To increase the quality of media coverage of women’s rights issues, countering the negative and stereotypical portrayal of women. To provide women’s organizations with ways to engage media and create visibility for their campaign 2013 – 2015 Search for Common Grounds […]

Two Years On: The Syrian Refugee Situation in Lebanon

According to the UNHCR, by the end of September 2013, there were over 700,000 registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and more than a million on Lebanese territory. Three quarters of the refugee population are women and children, spread out over 1,200 locations in Lebanon. Most of the Syrian refugees live in the Bekaa valley and [...]