The Journal:
The journal section gathers contributions for and about civil society in Lebanon. It features research commissioned by Lebanon Support, published on our knowledge platform CSKC.
Published on: August, 2016
Lebanon Support will soon be launching a new website as part of its effort to make information available and expand the knowledge base of civil society actors in Lebanon. The new online platform will be part of the daleel-madani.org domain, and will have many features facilitating access to information and data relevant to civil society, humanitarian aid and development in the country. Through the website, a considerable amount of content will be readily available. It’ll be easy to...
On January 19, 1925, General Saray issued Decree No.15, whose first article stated: “Is considered Lebanese: Every person born of a Lebanese father; Every person born in the territory of Greater Lebanon who did not acquire a foreign nationality upon birth through affiliation; Every person born in the territory of Greater Lebanon to unknown parents or to parents of unknown nationality.” Some eighty-seven years later this decree, issued by the High Commissioner of the Republic of...
(Below is an interview conducted with the Anti-Racism Movement in Lebanon, an grassroots initiative aiming at fighting racism in Lebanon, both in popular behaviours as well as on an institutional and legal levels) - Please explain how was ARM conceived and what does it seek to achieve? ARM is a grassroots movement created by young activists in Lebanon, in collaboration with migrant community leaders.  It all started in spring of 2010, when a number of high-end resorts in Beirut...
The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) is an officially registered non-governmental organization based in Beirut, Lebanon that works in the MENA region. AFE supports grassroots activist groups and organizations that are working on a wide range of initiatives including human rights, gender and sexual health. AFE provides a comprehensive package of opportunities for Regional Partners. The vision of AFE is to have a civil society that is strong, independent of political and financial...
By: Diala Haidar* About the Uprising of Women in the Arab World PageThe Uprising of Women in the Arab World's Page was launched in October 2011 by a group of activists from various Arab countries (Yalda Younes and Diala Haidar from Lebanon, Farah Barqawi from Palestine and Sally Zohney from Egypt). The initiative was in line with the promising social and political changes taking place in our region following the revolutions of the Arab Spring. From Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, to Syria, Yemen and...