From Histories to Futures: A Mapping of Feminist Movements in the MENA Region

This publication is aimed at strengthening the feminist movement in the diverse MENA region. Involving activists, scholars, and organizations from 12 countries, the publication focuses on fostering solidarity, building inclusive communities, and establishing a transnational intersectional coalition. It reflects the insights and experiences of 48 feminists who, amidst social, political, and economic tensions, shared their…

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Policy Brief: Setting an Inclusive Framework for Human Security & Social Justice within the IMF and GoL Restructuring and Reform Plan: Education an Equalizer and Enabler

Evidence around the world shows that austerity in low and middle-income countries is a policy decision that women and girls pay the price for. As Lebanon goes deeper into the crisis, access to education is becoming less equitable for women and girls. While structural reforms may entail a reduction of public spending as part of…

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Shifting Narratives: Outcome Document on Women’s Participation Municipal Elections in Lebanon

With the upcoming municipal elections in May 2023, there is a definitive interest to explore and advocate for the implementation of such a quota. By taking action to promote greater gender equality in politics, Lebanon could create a more inclusive and representative political system that better reflects the diversity and perspectives of its population. The…

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من التاريخ إلى المستقبل | الحركات النسوية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا

تهدف الدراسة إلى تعزيز الحركة النسوية وبناء مجتمعات أوسع وأكثــر اســتيعابا لجميــع أفرادهــا وشــرائحها، وكذلــك تعزيــز بنــاء تحالف تقاطعي في منطقة الشرق األوسط وشمال إفريقيا.

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هل نتعلم الدرس؟: الجائحة في الأردن والسياسات الحكومية لمواجهتها والأثر على الفئات الأكثر ضعفًا

يحاول هذا التقرير إلقاء الضوء على السياسات التي اتبعتها الحكومة الأردنية خلال فترة الأزمة داخل القطاع الصحي وأثرها على المجتمع الأردني والمجتمعات اللاجئة وغيرها من الفئات الأكثر هشاشة، الذين كانوا بالكاد يتعايشون مع أوضاعهم قبل الجائحة، فاضطروا بعدها، شأنهم شأن نظرائهم في أغلب دول العالم، إلى المفاضلة بين الحفاظ على صحتهم وصحة مجتمعهم من جهة…

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American University of Beirut


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