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
Learning from experience: A gendered approach for workers in the informal economy International Labour Organization 2000

To help expand the focus of the social protection debate to include the informal sector, particularly women workers, the ILO global programme STEP, "Strategies and Tools against Social Exclusion... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Anti-Discrimination, Livelihoods & Labour Rights, Gender
Has Gender Mainstreaming Failed? A Comment on International Development Agency Experiences in the South International Feminist Journal of Politics 2005

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. In... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Policy Interventions, Gender
The global economic crisis and migrant workers: Impact and response International Labour Organization 2009

This paper aims to analyse the actual and potential impact of the global crisis on international migrant workers through a focus on four issue-areas. These areas include the employment and... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Migrant Workers, Livelihoods & Labour Rights, Family Issues
Gender equality at the heart of decent work International Labour Organization 2009

This report has three aims: reviewing the ILO’s progress in assisting constituents to achieve gender equality in the world of work; highlighting its current efforts to implement International... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Economic Development, Anti-Discrimination, Gender
Gender-Based Sexual Violence Against Teenage Girls in the Middle East Save the Children - Sweden 2007

This report, compiled by Pernilla Ouis and Tove Myhrman, is a comparative situation analysis of honour violence, early marriages and sexual abuse in Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territories... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Child Rights, Gender
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