The Open Library Project
The Open Library Project is an online resource library with readily available reference books, reports, studies, guides and tools, and fact sheets relevant to civil society and civil society organisations’ work in Lebanon.
Dossiers are sub-libraries specific to certain events or themes
Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
Gender and Disability in the Arab Region: The Challenges in the New Millennium Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal 2003

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... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Disability & Special Needs, Anti-Discrimination, Gender
Gender Based Violence in Occupied Palestinian Territory: A Case Study United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 2005

The impetus for this case study arose in the “Advocacy for Reproductive Health” project, funded by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and implemented by The Palestinian Initiative for the... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Family Issues, Human Rights & Protection
Working Paper No. 481: Feminist Knowledge and Human Security: Bridging Rifts Through the Epistemology of Care Institute of Social Studies 2009

This essay proposes to re-orient feminist debates on epistemology towards the care-security nexus as a pathway that can plausibly provide an integral understanding of a human-centred and eco-... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender, Health
Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey International Center for Research on Women 2011

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is a comprehensive household questionnaire on men’s attitudes and practices – along with women’s opinions and reports of men’s practices... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Family Issues, Gender
Engaging Men to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: A Multi-Country Intervention and Impact Evaluation Study Instituto Promundo 2012

Over the span of three years, Instituto Promundo, with support from the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women, implemented a multi-country project to engage men and boys in... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Education, Gender
The Effects of Socialization on Gender Discrimination and Violence: A Case Study From Lebanon Oxfam GB 2011

Oxfam GB commissioned the pilot study discussed in this report in order to understand further the context that shapes men’s gender roles and affects their behaviours, practices, and attitudes... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Domestic & Personal Violence, Human Rights & Protection
Working Paper No. 459: Development Ethics Through the Lenses of Caring, Gender, and Human Security Institute of Social Studies 2008

This paper explores some faces of globalization by using a gender perspective, in order to consider reproduction (psychological and emotional as well as biological) and the activities and... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Mental Health & Psychosocial, Gender, Human Rights & Protection
Decent work for domestic workers International Labour Organization 2010

This report was presented at the International Labour Conference, 99th Session, 2010. It was intended to facilitate the discussion of domestic work at the Conference and consists of ten chapters,... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Migrant Workers, Legal Issues
Community of Practice in Building Referral System for Women Victims of Violence United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) 2010

This document is the outcome of a workshop organised by UNRWA on the 31st of March 2010 on “Community of Practice in Building Referral Systems for Women Victims of Violence”. It summarizes and... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Gender, Human Rights & Protection
Child Sexual Abuse: The Lebanese Situation KAFA (Enough Violence and Exploitation) 2008

This study was envisioned by KAFA in partnership with Save the Children Sweden following the encounter with several child sexual abuse victims at the end of the July 2006 war. It has been... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Child Rights, Mental Health & Psychosocial, Human Rights & Protection