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
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
Trapped: Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon 2016

The right to freedom of movement forms one of the cornerstones of the international human rights regime and the Lebanese legal system. It is a right that everyone ought to enjoy regardless of race... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Migrant Workers, Human Rights & Protection
Trafficking of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon: A Legal Analysis KAFA (Enough Violence and Exploitation) 2011

Human trafficking and its link to migrant domestic labor in Lebanon is a complex, sensitive, and challenging issue. It raises numerous questions and demands further exploration. Under... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Migrant Workers, Human Rights & Protection
Gender Profile: Lebanon Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World 2016

Women in Lebanon face discrimination at many levels, from social conservatism to inadequate public policies. The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) was formed in 1998 to promote women’s... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender
Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Under “The Bill for the Protection of Women and Family Members Against Domestic Violence” Al-Raida 2014

Violence against women is directly linked to the historic discrimination against them. It is an expression of the gendered imbalance of power that has resulted in a gap intensified by the existing... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Gender
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