KAFA’s Social Experiment Won 9 International Awards

The #ChildMarriage social experiment that Lebanese NGO Kafa produced last year and that was reproduced in New York earlier this year has won 9 international awards so far including: - Facebook EMEA awards ; - Facebook global awards - Cannes Lions - Directory-September 2016 - Impact D&Ad - Golden Drum - Shortlisted in MENA Effie awards 2016 Awareness is much needed on child marriage in Lebanon as the legal age is still not set to…

A Powerful Video by Skoun on Lebanese Police Profiling

Skoun, a Lebanese Addictions Center, has launched its "Know Your Rights campaign in order to "empower, educate and shed the light on the harms caused by punitive drug control in Lebanon". Lebanese shouldn't be afraid of going to a police station, they shouldn't be detained illegally and suspicion and profiling should never constitute enough evidence to arrest someone. Police should not treat drug addicts as criminals, especially the young ones, and they must work with…
Lebanon

An Animated Song On Women’s Rights & Gender Equality in #Lebanon

5 months ago
“In My Hand” is an animated song about gender equality and women rights. It was written by Michelle Keserwany & Noel Keserwany, the same girls who wrote “Zaffatleh el tari2” and “Panique bil Parlement“. Women ...
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The Lebanese Civil War Still Haunts Families of Disappeared

5 months ago
The International Day of the Disappeared is observed on the 30th of August every year and was created to draw attention to the fate of the individuals who went missing through conflict, disaster and migration ...
Critiques

Manal Assi’s Killer Not Getting Away That Easily with Murder

5 months ago
Mohammad Al Nhaily beat his wife Manal Assi to death with a pressure cooker back in 2014, leaving her to die in front of her two daughters. Last month, The Beirut Criminal Court reduced Nhaily’s ...
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Rape Suspects Of a 16-year-old Girl Cheered by Crowds Following Release

6 months ago
A month ago, three boys were arrested by the army intelligence after being suspected of raping a 16-year-old over a period of two months in North Lebanon. Early reports were saying that the girl was ...
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A Proposed Bill To Prosecute Rapists In Lebanon. Bakkir Wlo!

6 months ago
Did you know that Article 522 of Lebanon’s 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 ...
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Shameful “Anal Exams” Still Taking Place in Lebanon

6 months ago
Human Rights Watch published an 82-pages long report on the forced anal examinations on men and transgender women accused of consensual same-sex conduct in which cases were reported in Lebanon in the past five years. ...
Lebanon

British Singer Seal Sheds Light On Local Talent During His Beirut Visit

7 months ago
Original Story via Stepfeed British Soul and R&B singer Seal was visiting Beirut and held a great, but sort of short, concert on Thursday at the Beiteddine Festival. During his stay, Seal dropped by Beirut ...
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What Are These Girls Talking About?

7 months ago
Child marriage continues to be a serious problem in Lebanon and the Middle East. Girls are generally more impacted than boys as they are not physically nor emotionally ready to become wives and mothers. Child ...
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