BBC Charts: Lebanese Still as Religious in 2019 as They Were in 2013

BBC displayed the findings of the largest and most in-depth survey undertaken of the Middle East and North Africa on religion in seven different charts, and the outcome was that Arabs are increasingly saying they are no longer religious. Methodology: The survey was carried out by the research network, Arab Barometer. The project interviewed 25,407 people face-to-face in 10 countries and the Palestinian territories. The Arab Barometer is a research network based at Princeton University.…

Arab Drama TV Shows Helping Normalize Domestic Abuse

DW shared a two-minute video showing excerpts from the latest Ramadan TV shows where women are being abused by their husbands or parents, and explaining how these shows are helping normalize domestic abuse against women. My question is though: Most of these female actresses are more than capable of influencing the producers/directors and standing for their rights. Why do they accept such roles? And why don't they condemn these scenes? On a different note, how…
Opinions/critiques

Over 4,700 Lebanese are Emigrating from #Lebanon Every Month

1 year ago
A Beirut-based research consultancy firm published statistics for the year 2019 regarding the number of Lebanese leaving the country for good, and over 57,000 Lebanese are expected to leave the country by end of 2019, ...
Critiques

Over 55% Unemployment Rates In Tripoli’s Jabal Mohsen, El-Qobbeh, and Tabbaneh

1 year ago
UN-Habitat and UNICEF Neighborhoods 2018 studies of Tripoli’s Jabal Mohsen, El-Qobbeh, and Tabbaneh revealed staggering poverty rates ranging from 55 to 60 percent. In Tabbaneh for ex who’s working age-population (from 15 to 63) is ...
Lebanon

How To Help 3ammo Hamed, The Old Taxi Driver Working with an Oxygen Tank

1 year ago
A picture showing an elderly man driving his taxi while on oxygen has gone viral online, which prompted a Good Samaritan to try locate the old man and see how we can help him. Hadil ...
Baladi

Meet The Female Members of Al Mina’s Municipal Police

1 year ago
Take note Broumana: This is the right way to empower women and encourage them to join the municipal police. You don’t need to “sexualize” them by dressing them in sexy shorts in order to empower ...
Health

Alarming Suicide Numbers in #Lebanon: How You Can Help

1 year ago
According to statistics released by the ISF, the average number of suicide cases throughout the past ten years in Lebanon is 119, with the highest recorded number being 143 in 2017. This means that 1 ...
Society

A Valentine Proposal She’ll Never Forget

1 year ago
I did not see that coming to be honest. That’s one proposal she will never forget and that anyone watching it will struggle to forget as well. A powerful and strong message from UNICEF. Well ...
Opinions/critiques

TV Anchors Disappear to Shed Light on Lebanon’s Missing Persons

1 year ago
Over 17,000 people disappeared in Lebanon during the civil war, and little has been done to unveil their fate and comfort their families. In an attempt to shed light on this issue on the International ...
Lebanon

#AFEMENA: The Difference Between Flirting and Harassment

1 year ago
The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) has launched 16 days of activism against Gender based violence and is sharing very powerful and insightful videos to help people understand the difference between flirt and ...
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