Verbal Violence Against Lebanese Women in Common Language & Sayings

The National Commission for Lebanese Women 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 sayings to make them directed against men to help expose the cultural and social violence faced by women. I know many people who use these sayings just to joke but it's time we drop them once and for all.

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.
Critiques

Alarming Statistics That Show The Reality Of Sexual Violence In Lebanon

1 month ago
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 ...
Lebanon

Article 522 Finally Abolished?

3 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 months 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

7 months 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 ...
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