Lebanon

أوضاع النساء اللبنانيات المتزوجات من غير لبنانيين

أنجزت الدكتورة فهميّة شرف الدين هذه الدراسة الميدانية التحليليّة، بالتعاون مع برنامج اللأمم المتحدة الإنمائي(مشروع حقوق المر أة اللبنانية وقانون الجنسية) واللجنة الاهلية لمتابعة قضايا المرأة، في 2009. وتهدف هذه الدراسة الى تبيان عدد النساء اللبنانيات المتزوجات من غير لبنانيين و أولادهن و أماكن توزّعهن من وجهة رقمية إحصائية. كما انها تهدف إلى التعرّف على أوضاع النساء الاجتماعية والاقتصادية و أزواجهن وجنسياتهم، وأبرز المشاكل التي تعترض حياة أسرهن وخاصة المشاكل التي تواجه أولادهن.

Mental Health Needs Assessment in Palestinian Refugee Camps, Lebanon

Response International (RI) undertook a comprehensive assessment of mental health needs within the refugee camps and larger “gatherings”. This assessment informed a series of awareness raising workshops for UNRWA managers, field staff and wider population, and identified areas of concern within existing services. This information will be used to plan, and secure the funding for, a mental health training programme for a multidisciplinary group of UNRWA health, education and social care workers, and staff from NGOs with an interest in these issues.

Forgotten Akkar Socio-Economic Reality of the Akkar Region

This study focuses on presenting the socio-economic reality of Akkar. It begins with a situational analysis, including an assessment measuring the impact of the July 2006 and Nahr al-Bared wars on the livelihoods of the people of Akkar. It aims to shed light on the region’s deprived status and major problems, to accelerate discussion on the necessity of developing effective projects to improve the lives of Akkar’s population.

Familial relations and labor market outcomes: the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

We analyze intra-family support among Palestinians living in Lebanon, using detailed household survey data from the refugee camps and Palestinian communities in Lebanon and latent class analysis technique. The study uncovers five latent classes of familial exchange. Two different theoretical models—the solidarity and reciprocal exchange—are used to examine the link between patterns of assistance and labor market conditions.

Poverty, Growth and Income Distribution in Lebanon

This Country Study is based on a full national report that is the first to draw a profile of poverty in Lebanon based on money-metric poverty measurements of household expenditures. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the characteristics of the poor and estimates the extent of poverty and the degree of inequality in the country. It finds that nearly 28 per cent of the Lebanese population can be considered poor and eight per cent can be considered extremely poor. However, the most important finding of the report is that regional disparities are striking.

Challenges of Engaging Young People in Civil Society through NGO Trainings in Lebanon

NGOs conduct trainings of young people in Lebanon to ‘engage them in civil society’. This should be understood as providing young people with skills and motivation to ’organize, advocate and act by themselves’, thus enabling them to become ‘agents of change’ as part of Lebanon’s civil society. This report draws on six months of field work in various youth training projects in Lebanon, including a ‘leader training’ organized by the author of this report for MS Action Aid Denmark (MS).

Child Rights Situation Analysis: Lebanon

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified international convention, confirming the commitment of the international community and governments around the world to the well-being and protection of the child. Lebanon ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and has exhibited commitment to improving the condition of the child and protecting its well-being. Since Lebanon’s ratification of the CRC, the situation of the child has significantly improved, in law and practice.

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