Batman to the rescue in the Bekaa

War Child is an international NGO investing helping out children and young people affected by armed conflict. They've been doing an amazing work for years now in Lebanon helping out Syrian refugees and they've just released this video under the caption "For some, fantasy is the only way to escape reality". War Child works to protect children from violence and uses creative and involving workshops to unleash the children's inner strength. This video is a…

Mental Health now Covered in Lebanese Hospitals

Mental disorders touch 25% of the Lebanese population according to reports and everyone of us is vulnerable to these mental health issues. We've seen plenty of awareness campaigns this year in regards to mental illness like depression, addiction to alcohol or drugs, or schizophrenia. More importantly, we need coverage for mental health and this is what Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani announced last Friday. Eight centers will be created by the ministry, "in addition to teaching…
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#PreventChildAbuse: Break The Silence & Report

8 months ago
The month of April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Himaya, the local NGO working on child protection, is initiating an awareness campaign and asking people to break the silence and report child abuse ...
Opinions/critiques

Remembering The Mothers of the Disappeared

8 months ago
The years are passing by, and nothing is being done to clarify of the 17,000+ missing from Lebanon’s civil war. Their families are still waiting and fighting to learn of their loved ones’ fate. Imm ...
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#Ntebho_Online: An Awareness Campaign on Online Threats

8 months ago
If you ever decide to give your child a connected device, it is important to make sure that you are in total control because it’s a big an dangerous virtual world out there, just as ...
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Why Lebanese Parents Need to Register Their Children

9 months ago
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 ...
Lebanon

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

9 months ago
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 ...
Beirut

Learn to Love #Beirut

10 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 ...
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Human Rights Watch [2016] Report: HR Situation Deteriorating in Lebanon

10 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

1 year 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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