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
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
Caring is Work: Meeting Social Care Needs in Lebanon Mediterranean Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute 2009

The evolution of economic incentives and social norms in Lebanon has created new challenges for women to balance work and family life. Underlying dynamics include changes in the demographic... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Social & Cultural Development, Migrant Workers, Gender
The Basic Guidebook for Emerging Collectives, Cooperatives and NGOs in Lebanon (En-Ar) Lebanon Support 2016

This resource published within Lebanon Support's Humanitarian Knowledge Base, in partnership with the ... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development
The role of Community Based Organizations in preparing and responding to crisis in Lebanon, a qualitative study Lebanon Support 2016

This study explores the role of community-based organizations in preparing for and responding to crisis in Lebanon. While there has been considerable work conducted on preparedness, responsiveness... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development
Gender Dictionary: traveling concepts and local usages in Lebanon - قاموس الجندر: مفاهيم متنقّلة واستعمالاتها المحلية في لبنان Lebanon Support 2016

The Gender Dictionary, published by Lebanon Support, is a practical bilingual tool, based on multidisciplinary research and consultations with local gender actors (academics, experts,... [read more]

Women's rights and status, Gender Equity Network Gender
Lebanon: Looking Ahead in Times of Crises Oxfam 2015

This paper draws on Oxfam research among refugees and host communities in Lebanon in 2015 and aims to contribute to an urgent discussion of both interim and longer term solutions to address... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Refugees, Quality of Life