Gender Equity Network

The conflict context in Beirut: the social question, mobilisations cycles, and the city’s securitisation

This report provides an analysis of the history and current situation of the conflict context, actors and dynamics in Beirut, Lebanon. The report seeks to shed light on the main actors, topics of contestation, conflict and mobilisation in its historical becoming as well as current expressions. The report includes a special focus on the social question, subsequent political and social mobilisation, gender issues, the securitisation of the city, as well as the interactions between the Lebanese host community and Syrian refugees and their unfolding within the last four years (since 2011).


"'Let’s Talk about Sex': Rethinking sexual rights and reproductive health programmes in Lebanon"

On the 6th of October, Lebanon Support hosted a roundtable discussion about sexual rights and reproductive health programmes in Lebanon. The event was the 3rd roundtable discussion of a series, within our thematic project Gender Equity Information and Research Network. The discussants were Caroline Sukkar and Rola Yasmine. The discussion analyzed how sexual and reproductive rights are viewed in Lebanese patriarchal society today.


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