#Lebanon

  • Article: Lebanon Is Campaigning For More Women In Parliament
    Girls & Women

    Lebanon Is Campaigning For More Women In Parliament

    Feb. 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Lebanon's first women's affairs minister—a man—is supporting a campaign to get more women in office. Read more

  • Article: Stunning Photos Show Scale of Lebanon's Garbage Crisis
    Environment

    Stunning Photos Show Scale of Lebanon's Garbage Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 24, 2018

    They show in a magnified form what's happening elsewhere in the world. Read more

  • Article: These Men Are Fighting Child Marriage in Lebanon
    Girls & Women

    These Men Are Fighting Child Marriage in Lebanon

    Jan. 24, 2018|News Deeply

    Men working as peer leaders are educating other men on the damage that child marriage does to girls Read more

  • 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