#ForwardWithLebanon: The Jezzine Hub

The "Jezzine Hub" is a youth-led community center that organizes workshops, cultural activities and offers support for innovative ideas in an attempt to strengthen the involvement of Jezzine young citizens in the socio-economic development of their communities. It's one of those initiative aimed at keeping "small towns" alive and it's working out quite perfectly. Ever since it was founded, the Jezzine Hub has helped fresh graduates approach universities and pushed them towards the most needed…

#ForwardWithLebanon: Mini Football Court in Ain Qana

I remember back when were kids, we'd spend weekends in the village playing football on dirt or on tarmac not because our village was poor, but because it was far from the city and no one really bothered investing in a football field. We didn't mind it much because it was just for the weekend and as kids we'd enjoy playing anywhere around, but for those who reside up there or in any other remote…
Critiques

#Elections2018: Polling Stations Still ill-equipped To Accommodate People with Disabilities

1 month ago
Elections are in a couple of weeks and Lebanese with disabilities won’t be able to vote at the majority of polling stations because they are ill-equipped to accommodate citizens with disabilities. Tens of people were ...
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#ForwardWithLebanon: Lebanon and the EU

1 month ago
Since 2011, it feels like most of the work being done by the international community in Lebanon, has been geared towards refugees. While the refugee crisis has required a lot of support from the rest ...
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Remembering April 13 1975: The Missing Have Been Absent yet Somehow Still Present

1 month ago
Thousands of Lebanese disappeared and have been missing since April 13 1975, their names are still on electoral lists but they’re not here. Their families are still looking for answers but the government has yet ...
Baladi

Dutch Ambassador Jan Waltmans Joins Eves on Wheels for a Bike Ride in Tripoli Mina

1 month ago
What began as a simple photography project to celebrate women and their bicycles in Tripoli has turned into frequent bike rides around Lebanon, and a regular call to celebrate life with women on bikes. The ...
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Lebanese Women’s Struggle in One Infographic

2 months ago
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 ...
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Insights Into Men & Gender Equality in Lebanon

2 months 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 ...
Fun

UN Listens: Submit Your Ideas Today

3 months ago
During the past few years, living in the shadow of the conflict in Syria, it’s easy for many to assume the UN just works with refugees in Lebanon. This though, is far from the case. ...
Critiques

Verbal Violence Against Lebanese Women in Common Language & Sayings

5 months ago
The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) along with the UNFPA has launched a campaign aimed at shedding light on the verbal violence facing women in the common language and sayings. They basically reversed these ...
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