Lebanon's civil society groups gear up for 2018 elections

Monday, Jun. 19, 2017 | Bachir el-Khoury, Contributor

After Lebanon’s long-awaited electoral law was ratified, civil society movements and members are getting ready to join the elections that are scheduled to be held May 2018.

Website helps Lebanon's migrant workers expose abuse

Friday, Jun. 16, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon are not protected by labor laws, but a new website hopes to give them a voice to speak out against abuse.

Lebanese designers keep waste from going to waste

Monday, Jun. 12, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

Eco-friendly Lebanese designers are creating chic clutches and other products from plastic bags, bottles and other discarded materials.

Yemeni expats find sisterhood, escapism on Beirut roller derby track

Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017 | Stefania D'Ignoti, Contributor

Despite bruises and broken ankles, a dozen young women from different countries are determined to keep up the first roller derby club in Beirut.

Online database gives uncensored look into Lebanon's censorship

Tuesday, Jun. 6, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

A Lebanese NGO has launched a virtual library to track the history of banned artistic works and products in Lebanon, shedding light on evolving limits of freedom of expression in the country.

Lebanon’s female graphic designers draw battle lines

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 | Florence Massena, Contributor

Women dominate the graphic design scene in Lebanon, but their work is more valued abroad than at home.

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