#Lebanon

  • Article: Lebanon Just Appointed the Arab World's First Female Interior Minister
    Girls & Women

    Lebanon Just Appointed the Arab World's First Female Interior Minister

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2019

    Raya al-Hassan is ready to ensure safety for domestic violence survivors and refugees. Read more

  • Article: 9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won
    Girls & Women

    9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 17, 2019

    Because we can all make change happen. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
    Citizenship

    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more

  • 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