Women in Lebanon face discrimination at many levels, from social conservatism to inadequate public policies.
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 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
This essay proposes to re-orient feminist debates on epistemology towards the care-security nexus as a pathway that can plausibly provide an integral understanding of a human-centred and eco-minded
This paper explores some faces of globalization by using a gender perspective, in order to consider reproduction (psychological and emotional as well as biological) and the activities and attitudes
This document is the outcome of a workshop organised by UNRWA on the 31st of March 2010 on “Community of Practice in Building Referral Systems for Women Victims of Violence”.
The evolution of economic incentives and social norms in Lebanon has created new challenges for women to balance work and family life.
This briefing note presents facts about violence against women (VAW) and discusses the repercussions that it has on development.
This resourse, assembled by Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR) - New Ways, is a compilation of texts written by Evelyne Accad, Pinar Ilkkaracan, Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Dina Siddiqi and Zeina