Brilliant Campaign on Consensual Sex

I never imagined someone would tweak a Lebanese mom force feeding a guest into a campaign on consensual sex and how it's wrong to force people to do things against their will. Awesome and creative idea by the Arab Foundation For Freedoms and Equality.

Alarming Statistics That Show The Reality Of Sexual Violence In Lebanon

I was watching a report on LBC on Sunday regarding sexual violence in Lebanon and the numbers they showed are quite scary to say the least. More importantly, they shed the light on the pathetic sentence that a person who commits incestuous rape gets when compared to the sentence of a person accused of cheque fraud. In fact, a person committed of incestuous rape can get five years while less serious crimes crimes could get…
Lebanon

Article 522 Finally Abolished?

9 months ago
I just read on LBCI, Naharnet and a couple of other media portals that the Lebanese Parliament has officially abolished Article 522 of Lebanon’s Penal Code. Eight months ago, the Parliament’s Administration and Justice committee ...
Lebanon

Contact the ICRC If You Know Someone who Went Missing in Times of War

10 months ago
Last year, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched the #TheDayIDisappeared campaign to draw attention to the fate of the individuals who went missing through conflict, disaster and migration and show solidarity with ...
Lebanon

#ByYourSide: How The British Embassy is Helping Lebanese Cope With The Syrian Crisis

11 months ago
A lot of Lebanese believe that foreign embassies and NGOs are showing more support to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and ignoring the Lebanese but that’s definitely not the case when it comes to the British ...
Baladi

After Beirut, Tripoli Gets its own Wall of Kindness

11 months ago
A group of Tripolitans loved the idea behind the Wall of Kindness that was set up in Sodeco a week ago and decided to do the same in Tripoli, one of Lebanon’s largest and poorest ...
Baladi

Lebanon’s Wall of Kindness: Offering Help to Homeless & Needy People

11 months ago
A group of people have apparently heard about the first wall of kindness in Iran and decided to bring a little Kindness to Beirut. Lebanon’s first Wall of Kindness is located in Sodeco along the ...
Lebanon

Why Quotas for Women in Politics are Needed in #Lebanon

1 year ago
Lebanon currently ranks 180th out of 187 countries in the world in terms of women representation in parliament. We scored for years the lowest rates in terms of women political empowerment with less than 3% ...
Lebanon

31 Wedding Dresses Hung in Beirut to Protest Article 522

1 year ago
ABAAD hung 31 wedding dresses on Ain el Mraysseh to protest Lebanon’s law on rape that still allows a rapist to get away with his crime if he marries his victim. The 31 partially-shredded symbolize ...
Fun

Batman to the rescue in the Bekaa

1 year ago
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 ...
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