Lebanese Women’s Struggle in One Infographic

Megaphone shared an infographic showing the various obstacles that Lebanese women had to overcome over the years in their struggle for women's rights, and the many struggles that remain. The infographic showcases ten key stages from 1952 till 2017, to which I added some that I dug online: 1952: Women in Lebanon gained the right to vote only five years after men did. It is worth noting though that their right to vote came with…
Critiques

111 Female Candidates Signed Up for May Elections, but will They Succeed?

1 month ago
In the 2009 elections, only 12 women were among the 706 candidates running for elections. In the 2018 elections, a record total of 111 women have submitted their papers to run for office. This is ...
Elections2018

Videos Explaining The 2018 Electoral Law/Voting Process

1 month ago
I stumbled upon few informational videos that will help you understand the new electoral law, the voting process and guide you on how to vote correctly in the upcoming 2018 elections. Some of them even ...
Critiques

A First in Lebanese Elections? A Candidate with Special Needs

1 month ago
I received a couple of days ago a picture of a candidate for the upcoming elections accompanied by a sick joke. The person who sent it to me was asking me if I had heard ...
Art

Cinema Returns to Tyre as Rivoli Reopens

1 month ago
After bringing back to life El Hamra cinema few years back to hold Tyre’s first ever international film festival, Kassem Istanbouli has taken the abandoned Rívoli Cinema of Tyre, for its restoration and opening as ...
Information

Insights Into Men & Gender Equality in Lebanon

1 month ago
Promundo and UN Women, with ABAAD and Connecting Research to Development (CRD) surveyed 1,050 men and 1,136 women between the ages of 18 and 59, representing both the Lebanese and Syrian populations living in Lebanon ...
Critiques

Please Leave Nahr el Kalb Tunnel Alone!

1 month ago
I saw an article yesterday claiming that the Nahr el Kalb tunnel is in bad shape and it’s a disaster in the making, and I couldn’t help but remember the hysteria that took place right ...
Fun

You Can Watch the Oscars Live at Vox Cinemas on March 5

1 month ago
Vox Cinemas is giving you the opportunity to watch the Oscars live on March 5 at 3AM Beirut time. They will be screening the Oscars in collaboration with OSN and entrance will be free of ...
Fun

“The Hicham Haddad Show” is Coming to Iflix on March 2nd

1 month ago
Hicham Haddad is one of the most popular talk show hosts and stand-up comedians in Lebanon, especially after moving to LBCI and starting his Lahon W Bass show. I never was really a big fan ...
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