Why Lebanese Parents Need to Register Their Children

Believe it or not, there are a lot of Lebanese parents who forget to register the birth of their children. Some of them don't do it out of ignorance, neglect or simply failing to get the full set of documents required to register their new babies. Others are simply too poor to afford the costs of registering births or find the process way too complicated. This is a serious problem as failing to register deprives…

Financial Times Take on LBC’s “Take Me Out” (Na2ashet) Show

It's pretty surprising to find an article on FT.com on LBCI's controversial show "Take me out" but it's a good take on the show and a polite bashing of the conservatives and bigots who want to shutdown the show and are comparing the competitors to prostitutes. More importantly, they're highlighting the real problem at hand which is our male-dominated society and how girls are getting all the criticism while it's fine for a man stripping…
Beirut

Learn to Love #Beirut

4 months ago
So a French astronaut shows interest in our city which he happens to find beautiful, and we just take this opportunity to roll out all our anger and negativity. A foreigner shares his fascination with ...
Information

Human Rights Watch [2016] Report: HR Situation Deteriorating in Lebanon

5 months ago
The Human Rights situation has deteriorated in 2016 in Lebanon according to the Human Rights yearly report, but the end of the presidential vaccuum and the new government’s formation present an opportunity to turn the ...
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Parliament’s Administration and Justice Committee Agreed to Abolish Article 522

6 months ago
Update: Just to be clear, the committee agreed to scrap the article but the parliament still needs to vote on it. Also LBCI reported that the committee has only agreed so far to scrap it ...
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Abolish Article 522 of Lebanon’s Penal Code

6 months ago
Article 522 in the Lebanese Penal Code allows rapists to get away with their crime if they marry the woman they raped. That article was meant to preserve the “honor and dignity of the victim’s ...
Lebanon

#NotYourAshta Campaign

7 months ago
THE KIP Project on Gender and Sexuality has launched the #NotYourAshta campaign to shed light on the issue of street harassment in Lebanon. The campaign kicked off on November 14 and ends on November 25 ...
Critiques

Lebanese Girls Asked If They Would Date a Syrian Guy

7 months ago
A group of Lebanese female students were asked if they would date a Syrian and all of them said no because they come from a different culture. Some of the answers were really dumb but ...
Critiques

Religious Court Jails Lebanese Woman For Refusing To Give up Child

7 months ago
The arrest of Fatima Hamzeh for refusing to give up her child earlier this week has sparked a public backlash and there’s a planned protest tomorrow in front of the Supreme Islamic Shi’ite Council. Hamzeh ...
Lebanon

SOLIDE Founder & Activist Ghazi Aad Hospitalized and in Critical Condition

7 months ago
[Update 16/11/2016]: Ghazi Aad has passed away this morning. Hundreds of Lebanese families have been trying for years to uncover the fate of their relatives which are missing or still detained in Syrian prisons and ...
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