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
Pushed to the edge: Syrian refugees face increased restrictions in Lebanon Amnesty International 2015
In May 2015, the Lebanese authorities instructed UNHCR to temporarily suspend registration of Syrian refugees, including individuals already in the country and new arrivals. The authorities... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Legal Issues, Human Rights & Protection
I want a safe place: Refugee women from Syria uprooted and unprotected in Lebanon Amnesty International 2016
Syrian refugee women and Palestinian refugee women from Syria face risks of serious human rights violations and abuses in Lebanon, including gender-based violence and exploitation. Those who are... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Gender, Human Rights & Protection
Images MENA: A study by A Qualitative Study on War, Masculinities, and Gender Relations with Lebanese and Syrian Refugee Men and Women 2017

Only a handful of studies in Lebanon have shed light on the changing gendered dynamics within the refugee families by comparing gender roles, expectations, and practices before and after... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Gender
Submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Lebanon: 23rd Session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council 2015

This report is submitted by: the A project (1), the Center for Reproductive Rights (2), and the... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Gender, Human Rights & Protection
Exploring the Demand for Prostitution: What Male Buyers Say about their Motives, Practices and Perceptions KAFA (Enough Violence and Exploitation) 2014

The following study is a first attempt to explore and better understand the demand side in... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender
Regional Seminar on Child Marriage during Democratic Transition and Armed Conflicts ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality 2015

This booklet comprises of the presentations and papers that were presented and discussed during the... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Child Rights, LGBT & Sexual Rights, Family Issues
Dissecting Lebanese Law 293 on Domestic Violence: Are Women Protected? Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs 2017

This Policy Brief is based on research that explored the process of establishing and implementing Law... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Legal Issues, Gender
Gender, Security and SSR in Lebanon International Alert 2014

This report examines the role of gender in Lebanese security perceptions, Lebanese... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Safety & Security, Domestic & Personal Violence, Gender
School-Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) in Lebanon United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 2012

It is well known that the cultural norms and the patriarchal society in Lebanon contribute to encouraging discrimination and any form of violence against women and children. More specifically, GBV... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Education, Gender
Gendering State–Citizen Relations in Lebanon: The Case of the Family Violence Bill 2014 International Alert 2016

This report examines the nature of interaction and engagement between Lebanese citizens... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Democracy, Citizenship & Civic Rights, Family Issues, Gender