I am Generation Equality: Souhaila Nassar, changing the image of refugees

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big ...
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Women-owned businesses in Lebanon receive support to get back on their feet after the Beirut Port explosion

Nada Khoury, Rosy Bteich, Silva Guiragossian and Marguerite El Zoughindy are four Lebanese women, that were directly affected by the Beirut Port explosion in 2020 as ...
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Amidst multiple crises, a Syrian in Beirut uses new skills to make a living

As Lebanon sees a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases and deteriorating living conditions due to the ongoing political and economic crisis and the Beirut port ...
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What happened after COVID-19 hit: Lebanon

A groundbreaking case could finally open the doors of justice for Lebanon’s migrant domestic workers Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, 243 million women and ...
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Two months on, Beirut’s elderly women are still reeling from the blast

On 4 August 2020, 85-year-old Violette Machaalany was alone at home with her granddaughter, Elodie, when two explosions hit Beirut’s main port. The blast killed ...
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After the Beirut blasts, Lebanon urgently needs medical and mental health care

One of UN Women’s partner on the ground, the Restart Center, is providing treatment, psychosocial support and distributing medicine to the most vulnerable. Since the ...
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Op-ed: A month after the blast, let’s rebuild Beirut as the Arab region’s first feminist city

While we mourn, we must not romanticise the Beirut we lost. Lebanon before 4 August was one where inequalities were rife and insufficiently addressed. Youth ...
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