TUE 16 - 7 - 2024
Feb 27, 2020
Saudi Arabia launches women's football league
Feb 1, 2020
With a knock on the door, Egypt aims to turn families greener
Jan 30, 2020
Lebanon: Prosecutor refuses to file homosexuality charges
Dec 2, 2019
HIV campaign tackles sex taboos in S.Sudan
Nov 14, 2019
LGBTQ, women’s rights part of uprising conversation
Oct 28, 2019
WhatsApp: Essential but controversial tool in Mideast
Oct 17, 2019
Child marriage a stunting development
Oct 7, 2019
Saudi Arabia allows unmarried foreign couples to rent hotel rooms
Sep 24, 2019
For Kurdish Iraqi women entrepreneurs, persistence pays off
Regional campaign aims to stop violence against women
Aug 21, 2019
Journalists protest financial difficulties in Lebanon
Aug 16, 2019
Harassed Moroccan women shun beach for new Rabat pool
Aug 2, 2019
Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male 'guardian' approval
Jul 31, 2019
Parliament to discuss women’s rights plans
Jul 24, 2019
Toward a culture of volunteering
Jul 19, 2019
NGOs voice fears of increased scrutiny
Jul 12, 2019
Emotional agility training for Syrian women refugees
Jul 5, 2019
Civil marriage stalled at Interior Ministry: newlyweds
Jun 28, 2019
Children of Lebanese mothers exempted from work permits
Jun 21, 2019
Activists take hard line on nationality law proposals
Netflix's first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turf
Jun 12, 2019
New nationality law proposal finds support despite criticisms
May 25, 2019
Achieving gender equality in elections
Disability NGOs threaten to strike, close if govt doesn’t pay up
NCLW launches legal database on women
Workshop a model for sustainability
May 23, 2019
Lebanon: NGOs sued over Litani pollution crackdown
May 21, 2019
Lebanon’s kafala system explained
May 18, 2019
Debate rumbles over plans for anti-sexual harassment law
May 14, 2019
Women pick up threads of shattered lives in Mosul
HRW calls for probe into detainee’s death
May 11, 2019
Rage in Egypt as Christian women told to cover up
Apr 26, 2019
Yazidis to accept children of Daesh rape into community
Ministry ends contracts with 20 social care NGOs
Amnesty International slams Lebanon’s kafala system
Apr 19, 2019
LGBTQ protections progressing in courts – not Parliament
NGO launches contract annex for domestic workers
Apr 17, 2019
UN rights reporting process gets started
Apr 12, 2019
No easy solutions at Waste Management Expo
Apr 9, 2019
Jordan raises 'exceptional' marriage age from 15 to 16
Apr 2, 2019
Racing toward gender equality
Mar 26, 2019
Women protest personal status laws outside Parliament
Mar 23, 2019
Mentoring program aims to empower rural Lebanese female entrepreneurs
Mar 21, 2019
Municipalities swap stories of social stability programs
MPs in ‘heated discussion’ on child marriage
Govt urged to pay special needs NGO
Mar 19, 2019
Hundreds protest citizenship law
Mar 15, 2019
More abused women seek help: NGO
USAID launches $80M project for vulnerable Lebanese communities
Grassroots work key to preventing violent extremism
Mar 13, 2019
Women’s participation in research lagging
Mar 11, 2019
Hundreds march to mark women’s day
Mar 7, 2019
Women in Lebanon: Unreached potential for growth
Mar 6, 2019
Evolving perspectives on women and security
Mar 5, 2019
Egypt’s top sheikh calls polygamy ‘injustice,’ draws debate
"She said she'd blow herself up first": Hope dims on Yazidis
Disability NGOs cashless for a year
Hundreds march in Beirut against child marriage
Activists: Media laws to get needed reform
Feb 28, 2019
Women candidates report violence, assault
Lebanese think country going in wrong direction: survey
Feb 25, 2019
For civil marriage: Protesters call for option on home soil
NGO launches competition to fight celebratory, random gunfire
Feb 19, 2019
Lebanese named 2019 female science laureate
Hassan in hot water for civil marriage support
Feb 13, 2019
Lawmaker who changed Jordan's rape law takes on child marriage
Feb 12, 2019
Lebanese Rights group complains to U.N. over LGBT crackdown
Feb 9, 2019
Eleven-year-old boy found hanged in refugee camp
Italian, Lebanese organizations launch prison project to protect vulnerable inmates
Feb 8, 2019
Data sheds light on perceptions of women in Lebanese politics
Feb 7, 2019
Women MPs from region talk quotas, barriers
Feb 5, 2019
Saudi Arabia to address abuse of male guardianship system
After surviving Daesh, Yazidi women ask to go home
Committee talks domestic violence law
Feb 4, 2019
Pope in historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom
Feb 2, 2019
Catholicism in the Arabian Peninsula countries
State ministry name changed after outcry
The problem with labels: The women’s ministry controversy
Feb 1, 2019
Mixed-faith marriage as a way of life in Dubai
Memorandum to increase women's political participation signed
Jan 31, 2019
‘Backpack’ helps refugees safeguard academic records
Jan 30, 2019
Local initiatives help fight bullying in Egypt’s schools
Jan 29, 2019
Outrage as UAE gives all its 'gender balance' awards to men
Egypt 'pardons Briton' jailed for smuggling painkillers
Pressure forces LGBTQ events out
Jan 26, 2019
20 inmates in Lebanese prison released after UAE pays off bail, unpaid fines
Turning rhetoric about gender equality into action with data
Jan 25, 2019
Workshops say ‘NO’ to violence on social media
Right time for more research from Lebanon: NGO chief
Jan 24, 2019
Finland pledges $4.2M to kids in Lebanon
Jan 23, 2019
Boosting women’s economic empowerment
Jan 21, 2019
Lebanon: Demonstrators decry worsening living conditions
Single female voice at Arab summit says it was ‘strange’
Promises, skepticism at women’s empowerment conference
Lebanon: Religious courts, international law clash in custody case
Jan 16, 2019
Women’s commission signs memos on gender equality
Lebanese NGOs find new ways to raise money
Jan 14, 2019
Egypt university expels female student for hugging male friend
Student campaign against migrant abuse honored
Jan 11, 2019
Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman
Lebanon: Amendments to Law 293 to be examined
Dec 20, 2018
Taking action to solve the water crisis in Beirut
Dec 13, 2018
Relentless attempts to end wartime sexual violence
Dec 10, 2018
Adultery law favors men: activists
Women to get equal representation on UAE advisory council
Child marriage is a women, peace, security concern
Dec 4, 2018
We can still save the Litani River
Ending the death machine that is femicide
Nov 9, 2018
Experts start campaign against gay ‘conversion therapy’
Oct 16, 2018
Lebanon: Future plans new nationality law
Oct 3, 2018
Activists: Officials tried to shut gender conference
Oct 1, 2018
Examining the global cost of domestic violence
The tough task of normalizing and legalizing abortion
Sep 24, 2018
Drawing lines on freedom of speech
Sep 19, 2018
Majority of Lebanese oppose child marriage, favor law forbidding the practice: study
Aug 29, 2018
Al-Azhar: All sexual harassment forbidden
Aug 8, 2018
Couples in Tunisia unable to wed despite law change
Jun 27, 2018
NGOs, activists welcome move on drug rehab option
Saudis tackle driving onslaught of sexism
Jun 25, 2018
Saudi women take the wheel as long-standing driving ban ends
Lebanon: Hundreds demand women’s right to pass on nationality
Jun 19, 2018
The Asia-Pacific gender-parity imperative
Greener, greater cities; a call for effective action
Jun 5, 2018
First group of Saudi women receive driving licenses
Apr 27, 2018
Morocco struggles to curb rise in underage marriages
Apr 25, 2018
National Day for Students with Learning Difficulties
Apr 3, 2018
Saudi Arabia outlaws spying on spouse's phone
Mar 26, 2018
Open classrooms to children with disabilities
Mar 22, 2018
Lebanon: Activists reject Bassil proposal for passing on nationality
Mar 17, 2018
My right for my vote: Women’s rally gets political
To the U.N. Commissionon the Status of Women
Mar 12, 2018
March: The Lebanese women’s month
Mar 8, 2018
Working for women in Lebanon but still more to be done
The business case for working toward gender equality
Equal pay – the next stage of women’s emancipation?
The game needs your skin
Feb 19, 2018
Saudi women can now open businesses without male permission
Feb 16, 2018
Muslims can celebrate Valentine's Day: Saudi Arabian religious leader
Apr 8, 2017
Lebanon: Parties seek to amend domestic violence law
Aug 17, 2015
Syria: Human Rights Activist Yara Badr honoured for her work
Jul 28, 2015
Progress in women’s empowerment stalled by regional crises
Jun 22, 2015
Jolie decries ‘explosion of suffering’ after visiting refugees in Turkey
Mar 5, 2015
GNRD-Amman interviewed Dr. Suleiman Sweiss on Human Rights and Development By Sulaiman Sweiss
Mar 2, 2015
Could Lebanon’s activists follow in Greek footsteps?
Nov 10, 2014
Aleppo girl stars in YouTube show on war
Mar 8, 2014
Equality and justice in the courtroom
Female activist says secret to success is time management
Jan 30, 2014
Artist behind iconic Syria banners shot
Jan 29, 2014
Ill woman abandoned by employers
Female activist’s road from prison to Geneva
Oct 10, 2013
Emad Siyam R.I.P
Saudi women in top council want debate on driving
Sep 10, 2013
App developer hopes to provide Way to Safety
Sep 2, 2013
البعد السوري يضيف زخماً إلى ليالي الحظر وأمسيات الحشد
May 31, 2013
Alliance: 43 women have registered for Lebanon elections
May 21, 2013
Lebanon’s women are absent from public discourse
Jan 11, 2013
Women’s group demands role in electoral debate
Dec 17, 2012
The Scream: Yemeni women make their voices heard
Dec 12, 2012
Campaigners raise domestic violence issues
Dec 10, 2012
In Yemen trading girls is economical
Nov 28, 2012
Women rights campaign tackles gender roles
Nov 23, 2012
Lebanon to introduce biometric passports
Nov 13, 2012
Lebanese activists to enter politics
Nov 5, 2012
Apathy not on the agenda for Lebanese youth
Oct 13, 2012
Advertisement mocking Chidiac sparks outrage
Calls mount for female political representation
Oct 10, 2012
U.N. and Arab Women TV launch new program
MEA fires female employee involved in racist incident
Sep 21, 2012
Women leaders meet to tackle gender inequality
Sep 20, 2012
Activists say they were beaten by security forces
Sep 11, 2012
Seven women elected to Druze Spiritual Council
Sep 3, 2012
Hijab makes first foray into Egypt state television
Aug 14, 2012
Social drama ‘The Team’ confronts sectarianism
Jul 12, 2012
Palestinian women battle to break into business
May 31, 2012
Egyptian women’s rights on the backburner
May 24, 2012
The tales of 1001 nights in a Lebanese women’s prison
May 18, 2012
Tourism Ministry bans discrimination at beaches
Goals of National Strategy for Women
Arab women gather to discuss activism amid popular upheavals
May 8, 2012
The march for secularism
May 7, 2012
Laique Pride marches for secularism, women's rights
May 4, 2012
SKeyes: 1 journalist dies every 12 days in Levant
Lebanon rates poorly in report on media
May 2, 2012
People voice grievances on Labor Ministry's hacked website
Apr 3, 2012
Egypt revolution graffiti brings down barricades
Apr 2, 2012
Ain’t that a bitch?
Mar 1, 2012
LF threatens to pull MP from domestic violence subcommittee
From the palace to the protest
Feb 20, 2012
Lebanese demonstrate for legal protection against domestic violence
UAE grants citizenship to 1,117 'foreign' children
Jan 25, 2012
Women and the revolution
Jan 17, 2012
Political Islam, women’s rights on the table at ESCWA talks
Jan 16, 2012
Hundreds of Lebanese men and women march against rape
Jan 15, 2012
The Revolution Will Be Blogged
Jan 11, 2012
Partisan politics migrates to Twitter
New Arab Woman Forum takes on Arab Spring
Dec 19, 2011
Arab artists, intellectuals call for confronting censorship
Dec 17, 2011
Conference participants tackle censorship issues in the Levant Censorship
Dec 16, 2011
AUB prepares to release report into allegations of corruption
Dec 10, 2011
Conference highlights domestic violence issue
Activists see little progress on human rights in Lebanon
Dec 5, 2011
MPs, NGOs clash over marital rape terminology
Nov 26, 2011
Watchdog urges care with fielding female journalists after Cairo assault
The marriage exception
The women of Tahrir Square
Nov 24, 2011
Rights group slams removal of marital rape clause from law
Nude awakening
Nov 18, 2011
Nude female blogger sparks Egypt outrage
Nov 13, 2011
Reform group calls for adoption of expat vote law
Nov 10, 2011
Politicians tweet into microblogging arena
Oct 26, 2011
Media professionals warn against Internet censorship
Electoral districts and PR voting at the forefront in Lebanon
Oct 25, 2011
Social media: the new school for Bahrainis
Charbel’s electoral law
Oct 21, 2011
Saudi and Chicago women are on the same wavelength
Women’s rights activists set to wage new campaign
59 percent of Lebanese favor system of proportional representation
Oct 20, 2011
Egyptian film needs more stories about women
Al-Jazira et le soutien du Qatar au printemps arabe
Oct 18, 2011
Men join the fight for women’s rights
Oct 17, 2011
Arab Spring finds way into classroom discussions
Oct 12, 2011
Lebanese Civil Gathering prepares for its launch
Oct 11, 2011
Workshop calls for abolition of capital punishment in Lebanon
Charbel presents draft electoral law
Oct 7, 2011
Christian gathering to address Arab Spring
Bloggers inspire change beyond Arab Spring
Oct 3, 2011
Arab Spring bloggers to meet in Tunis
Sep 28, 2011
Why don’t women fight back?
HRW urges Jordan to protect migrant workers
Sep 27, 2011
Reform groups rally in favor of proportional representation following stall in negotiations
Sep 24, 2011
Christian leaders fail to agree on electoral reform
Sep 19, 2011
Interior minister promises series of reforms
Activism at the click of a button
Sep 16, 2011
USAID promises to empower civil society groups
Sep 14, 2011
Saudi tycoon to launch news channel in 2012
Women volunteers proudly do their bit for Libya revolution
Sep 13, 2011
Charbel: Electoral law nearly drafted
Sep 7, 2011
Civil marriages on the rise amongst Lebanese
Sep 3, 2011
Ban Ki-moon invites Lebanese for Q&A session
Aug 26, 2011
Diaspora voting may be feasible in 2013
Aug 22, 2011
Slim chance for key reform in 2013 election law
Aug 17, 2011
Reform campaign urges proportional representation
Aug 10, 2011
House to receive new electoral law in September
Aug 4, 2011
Women’s Council defends draft law to criminalize domestic violence
Activists demand further prison reforms
Jul 28, 2011
Activists lobby to change nationality law
Jul 27, 2011
Committee studies draft laws to help Lebanese women in workplace
Egypt women demand equal rights in new charter
Women US senators press Saudi king on driving ban
Jul 26, 2011
Sleiman voices support for civil personal status laws
Jul 22, 2011
Election reform NGO furious at its exclusion
Egypt women work to protect rights from Islamist groups
Jul 21, 2011
Diaspora discusses ties, weapons and votes in next election
Electoral reform group warns of slow progress
Jul 20, 2011
The Syrian revolution in sketches
Jul 8, 2011
Lebanon gets failing grade on MDGs
HRW urges Parliament pass domestic violence bill
HRW urges acceptance of women’s rights draft law
Jul 7, 2011
He loves her but he hits her !
‘No God’ film angers Salafists and incites secular tensions in Tunis
Jul 6, 2011
Study: Nonregistered Palestinian refugees are impoverished, marginalized and vulnerable
Jun 24, 2011
U.N. sets example with law on domestic workers
Qabbani rejects draft law against domestic violence as Western idea !!
Jun 22, 2011
Most physical abuse of women occurs at home, report shows
Media key to empowering women: experts
Jun 16, 2011
Activist highlights women’s rights in Islam
Jun 14, 2011
Activists: New Lebanese Cabinet is a step back for women’s rights and gender equality
Jun 9, 2011
In Saudi Arabia, Lingerie Reveals All
Lebanon tweets above its regional weight
Raghida Dergham on risks, motherhood and Arab Spring
Jun 8, 2011
Lebanon: Electoral draft law fields radical reforms
Jun 4, 2011
The woes of a Lebanese woman who chose to marry a foreigner
May 25, 2011
Syria's cyberdissidents fight from abroad
Activists push for Saudi woman driver’s release
May 23, 2011
Saudi woman arrested for challenging driving ban
May 21, 2011
Parliamentary committees approve measures to further female equality
May 19, 2011
Water shortages worst in Middle East and Africa, study shows
May 17, 2011
Laique demonstrators call for secular state
May 12, 2011
Restless UAE youth question high cost of political silence
May 11, 2011
A Gay Girl in Damascus: Lesbian Blogger Becomes Syrian Hero
May 6, 2011
Media heroes
Press suffers from politics, lack of legal protection
May 5, 2011
Laws to protect migrant workers close: Philippines ambassador
May 4, 2011
Syria and the media: It's complicated
Libya's unshackled youth find voice in media
May 3, 2011
Activists protest against demolition of Beirut buildings
Lebanon tops the Arab world in levels of press freedom
Migrant workers take to Beirut streets to decry poor treatment
May 2, 2011
Kadhafi caricature flourishes in rebel capital
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