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Women Reignite Demands for Civil Rights in Lebanon

July 18, 2012


A woman shouts slogans as others hold banners during a sit-in in front of Beirut’s national museum, marking International Women’s Day, March 8, 2012. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Azaki) By: Sa’da Ulwa posted on Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and […]

Lebanon: Stop Abuse of Domestic Workers ( Lebanon) Human Rights Watch

March 23, 2012


Investigate Recent Suicide; Enact Labor, Immigration Protections Migrant workers hold placards during a demonstration to support the rights of migrant domestic workers on International Workers’ Day or May Day, in Beirut on May 1, 2011. (c) 2011 Reuters Downloadable Resources: Download this press release in Amharic (PDF) Related Materials: Without Protection More Coverage: An account […]

Lebanon: Give women equal citizenship rights to men under the nationality law

November 29, 2011


Printer-friendly version Action Number: 36.2 Date: 29 Nov 2011  Hiam Abd El Samad In July 2010, Equality Now issued Women’s Action 36.1 calling on the government of Lebanon to recognize the adverse effects that the discriminatory Lebanese nationality law has on the families of Lebanese women married to foreign men, and to revise the Lebanese […]