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CRTDA - Majal newsletter [Arabic].
MAJAL- electronic newsletter monitoring Non-Governmental Organizations in Lebanon. Majal is issued by the information unit of the Collective for Research and Training on Development - ACTION (CRTDA).
Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World [English].
The institute aims to engage in academic research aimed at the study and support of women's issues and children's conditions in the Arab World, to serve as a data bank and resource center on subjects pertaining to Arab women and children and to serve as a catalyst for policy changes regarding the rights of women and children in the Arab World.
Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World [English].
Promotes networking between Arab women and women all over the world and aims to empower women through action programs.
KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation [English][Arabic].
A Lebanese non-profit, non-political, non-confessional civil society organization committed to the achievement of gender-equality and non-discrimination, and the advancement of the human rights of women and children.
Lebanese Council to Resist Violence Against Women [English].
The Council aims to raise public awareness against violence , as well as work on legislating laws for the protection of abused women.
Lebanese NGO Forum - Women's Rights Monitor [English][Arabic].
Women's Rights Monitor is a Lebanese monitoring mechanism of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) which Lebanon signed in 1996. The Women's Rights Monitor provides general information about the convention, establishes a set of baseline data regarding women’s rights in Lebanon in accordance with the guidelines of the CEDAW, and maintains a permanent report regarding women's situation in Lebanon.
Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering [English].
The women's gathering aims to remove all restrictions on the implementation of international regulations calling for the abolition of all kinds of discrimination against women.
Lebanese Women's Awakening [English].
LEBWA is a non-religious, non-political, non-partisan educational forum. LEBWA, founded in North America aims at providing support for Lebanese women and promoting gender equity.
Lebanon Observatory and International Trade [Arabic]. 2009
Gender and Trade e-Newsletter published by the Collective for Research and Training on Development-Action.
National Commission for Lebanese Women [English][Arabic].
The NCLW is the Lebanese official body responsible for the coordination of national dialogue and action for the advancement of women and gender equality in Lebanon. The page provides summary review about the situation of Lebanese women, their reality and aspirations, and some indicators of women's participation in decision-making at different levels.
National Committee for the Follow-Up of Women's Issues (Post Beijing) [English][Arabic].
This is a non governmental committee which aims to coordinate a network of various non-governmental organizations dealing with women’s affairs , it 's mission is to promote women’s participation in social, political and economic fields, and to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women.
Nationality Campaign [English][Arabic].
The nationality campaign advocates universal right to nationality to women in Lebanon. If a Lebanese woman marries a foreign national she is not entitled to pass her nationality to her spouse and children. This is not the case for Lebanese men who are allowed by law to pass their nationality to both their spouses and their children. The campaign “My Nationality is a Right for me and My Family” seeks (1) to promote and strengthen active and inclusive citizenship, (2) to advocate Arab women’s full access to and enjoyment of nationality and citizenship rights in Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, and Bahrain, (3) to mobilize interest and concern in women’s right to nationality, and to (4) reform nationality law in Lebanon.
Women's Rights Monitor [English][Arabic].
A collection of Lebanese NGOs set to monitor women’s rights and implement the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Lebanon.
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Lebanon - Prime Minister Decision 156/2011 to establish a national ministerial anti-corruption committee [Arabic]
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