#Lebanon

  • Article: This Syrian Boy Just Won an International Peace Prize and Met Malala
    Education

    This Syrian Boy Just Won an International Peace Prize and Met Malala

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 7, 2017

    Mohamad Al Jounde was 12 years old when he set up a school for refugees in Lebanon. Read more

  • Article: Fans Arrested at a Concert in Egypt After Raising Rainbow Flag
    Citizenship

    Fans Arrested at a Concert in Egypt After Raising Rainbow Flag

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 27, 2017

    Egypt has no anti-gay laws on the books, but regularly arrests LGBT people on other charges. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Lebanese-American Woman Whose Startup Is Getting Students and Syrian Refugees Chatting
    Citizenship

    Meet the Lebanese-American Woman Whose Startup Is Getting Students and Syrian Refugees Chatting

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 7, 2017

    “We can’t just keep turning our backs” on the refugee crisis, NaTakallam founder Aline Sara said. Read more

  • Article: Lebanon Closes Legal Loophole Allowing Rapists to Marry Victims
    Girls & Women

    Lebanon Closes Legal Loophole Allowing Rapists to Marry Victims

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 16, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This is a long-awaited win for women in the country. Read more

  • Article: Over 500,000 Syrian Refugee Children Are Out of School
    Education

    Over 500,000 Syrian Refugee Children Are Out of School

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 15, 2017

    The situation has improved, but more funding is needed to get every child into a classroom. Read more

  • Article: George and Amal Clooney Are Sending Nearly 3,000 Syrian Refugee Children to School in Lebanon
    Education

    George and Amal Clooney Are Sending Nearly 3,000 Syrian Refugee Children to School in Lebanon

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 1, 2017

    The couple are practically single-handedly saving the world. Read more

  • Article: This Lebanese Rock Band Is Singing To End Sexism
    Girls & Women

    This Lebanese Rock Band Is Singing To End Sexism

    July 26, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Mashrou' Leila is not afraid to sing about 'taboo' topics. Read more

  • Article: Refugee Population Hits Record High in 2016: UN Report
    Citizenship

    Refugee Population Hits Record High in 2016: UN Report

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2017

    20 people are displaced every minute. Read more