National Workshop on Gender-Related Laws, Policies and Practices in Lebanon

Publishing Year: 
2018
Author(s): 
United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
Dossier: 
Gender Equity Network
Theme: 
Domestic & Personal Violence, Anti-Discrimination, Legal Issues, Gender
Resource Type: 
Report

UNFPA on behalf of UNDP and UN Women organized a national workshop on gender-related laws, policies and practices in Lebanon, which was held in Beirut on the 7th and 8th of August, 2018. At the beginning of both days, the workshop covered the presentation of report parts and the most prominent conclusions stated thereof. The two days were divided into the following points:

In the first session of the first day, the workshop addressed an overview of the discriminatory legislations and laws in Lebanon; while in the second session, it dealt with
the social, economic, political and civil rights for women in Lebanon. In the first session of the second day, the workshop addressed the title of the protective laws in Lebanon; while the presentation and the debate in the second session focused on the national and international protective mechanisms of gender-based discrimination and violence.

This document spots the light on the most prominent recommendations and points that were raised by the groups during the presentation and the debate.

It is available in Arabic and English.

Keywords: 
Gender Equality, Discrimination, Legislation, Women's Rights & Status
Edition: 
2018
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