A one - day expert group meeting called for by the UN special rapporteur on VAW Ms. Rashida Manjoo was convened in the UNFPA New York headquarters on Wednesday October 12, 2011.
The Israeli July 2006 war exposed the Lebanese population to disastrous conditions.
In March 2013, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) registered 48,000 Syrian refugees, bringing the number of refugees registered and awaiting registration with the Office to j
تواصلت خلال عام 2012 حالات الاعتداء على العمال السوريين في أنحاء مختلفة من لبنان، من البقاع إلى الجبل ومن الشمال إلى الجنوب مرورا بالعاصمة وضواحيها.
This study targeted the prisons in South Lebanon within the provinces of Tyre (Tyre prison) and Nabatiye (Nabatiye and Tebnin prisons).
قانون الأشخاص المفقودين والمخفيين قسراًوضعت منظّمات المجتمع المدني، وعلى رأسها جمعيّّات الأهالي، مشروع قانون للأشخاص المفقودين والمخفيين قسرًا، بهدف اعتماده من قبل السلطات اللبنانيّة.
This note discusses the varied strategies adopted by CDD (Community Driven Development) programs to ensure the inclusion of disabled people.
This paper reviews the process and outcome of constructing a “rights model of disability” which is culturally specific to Jordan and Lebanon.
The child who is not registered at birth is in danger of being shut out of society – denied the right to an official identity, a recognized name and a nationality.
The starting point for the present Report is that, since the publication of the first volume in the series, the region’s human development fault lines have grown more complex, and in some cases dee
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, grants to everyone the right to seek, receive and impart information and ideas thro
In 2002 the Lebanese Physically Handicapped Union (LPHU) conducted a study of 200 graduates of institutions for disabled people, to find out if institutions help disabled people enjoy their rights
The project aimed at mapping living conditions among Palestinian refugees living in camps in Lebanon or in areas locally called "gatherings".
This report is the result of an assessment undertaken by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) from March 28. to June 27, 2005 in Lebanon.
This study is designed to explore distinguishing features of Palestinians not registered with UNRWA in terms of their general living conditions, with a focus on access to basic services, and their
We analyze intra-family support among Palestinians living in Lebanon, using detailed household survey data from the refugee camps and Palestinian communities in Lebanon and latent class analysis te
The situation for 1.5 million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip is worse now than it has ever been since the start of the Israeli military occupation in 1967.
An overview of the state of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon throughout history, that covers the political make up of the refugee camps, the impact of the July 2006 war on the Palestinian refugees,
Advocacy aims at creating or changing policies, laws, regulations, distribution of resources or other decisions that affect people’s lives and to ensure that such decisions lead to implementation.