This working paper seeks to document and analyse collaboration mechanisms between local authorities and humanitarian actors in addressing the Syrian refugee crisis in urban and peri-urban settings
This paper focuses on the outcomes of a nationwide survey on the Lebanese public’s perceptions of the security implications of the Syrian refugee presence.
Women in Lebanon face discrimination at many levels, from social conservatism to inadequate public policies.
Based on the findings of participatory protection research that Oxfam undertook with refugees in Lebanon between late 2016 and early 2017, this paper explores refugees’ own definitions and concepti
Ultimately, these discussions generated the following recommendations; 1) Greater cooperation between the national government and local authorities 2) Municipalities should be empowered to deal wit
Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) with its partner International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has been providing assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and host communities since January 2014.
Considerable analysis has been undertaken to date on the challenges and impacts on and of Syrian refugees in Lebanon – including by Oxfam – but the bulk of this analysis is seen through the lens of
This paper was prepared by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) as a background paper contributing to the Arab Sustainable Development Report.
This document provides elements of discussion and pragmatic solutions to challenges in addressing GBV in the context of resistance.
This paper is inspired by examples of domestic workers organizing themselves in different parts of the world through social and solidarity economy enterprises and organizations which have become mo
This study aims to shed light on the industry that profits from the recruitment of women from South Asian countries into domestic work employment in the Middle East, with a particular focus on Bang
This paper provides a brief overview of what is known about effective strategies for involving men in violence prevention efforts from the perspective of men who are recipients of anti-violence pro
This paper seeks to explain why women remain marginal in the Lebanese economy.
This thesis investigates transnational campaigns from the international and state level to consider the existence of transnational activism in Lebanon’s women’s movement.
This paper applies a gender equality and workers’ rights perspective to the study of informal employment in the Arab region.
Using time-diary data from 25 countries, the authors demonstrate that there is a negative relationship between real GDP per capita and the female-male difference in total work time per day -- the s
Ongoing violent conflicts accentuate the challenges that women and men face in the rural areas of Iraq, Lebanon, and the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
This paper reviews what is known about more and less effective—or at least promising—approaches to prevent and respond to gender-based violence.
To help expand the focus of the social protection debate to include the informal sector, particularly women workers, the ILO global programme STEP, "Strategies and Tools against Social Exclusion an