This policy brief was developed based on an in-depth report titled “Women’s Political Participation: Exclusion and Reproduction o
With globalisation, the mobility of people has grown, and women are essential actors in this migratory phenomenon.
Having limited legal status has direct negative consequences for Syrian refugees’ access to protection and assistance during their stay in Lebanon.
Between 2011 and 2013, the Lebanese population increased by 30% due to the influx of Syrian refugees.
There are no official statistics but there may be more than 40,000 Iraqi refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon already hosts some 400,000 Palestinians for whom no durable solution is in sight.
The entry of Syrian refugees into Lebanon and Jordan has resulted in unprecedented social and economic challenges to both countries.
Lebanon has had an ambiguous approach to the more than one million Syrians seeking protection in the country since 2011.
Violence against women is directly linked to the historic discrimination against them.
Paper | June 2012
Beyond a Seat in the United Nations: Palestine’s U.N. Membership and International Law by Martin Wählisch
This article examines various approaches to the development of social protection schemes for informal women workers and issues facing this process.
This article addresses the public policy concept of gender mainstreaming and the extent of its efficacy since the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (PfA) and the UN's adoption thereof in 1997.
The study upon which this article is based analyzes the status of Arab women in general, gender relations in the Middle East, and the situation of Arab women with disabilities, based on available d