Tag: Domestic Violence


Arab Activists Against Domestic Violence in Lebanon #ProtectWomenLB #March8

We are 15 Arab bloggers, intellectuals, activists, and dreamers currently meeting in Amman for the #ASM2014 Social Media training and workshop organized by 7amleh in coordination with the American Friends Service Committee (Quakers) and 7iber. We just have a message to all those joining the KAFA protest today at 2pm

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KAFA protest against Domestic Violence (Photos)

I will be receiving photos from today’s KAFA protest from different participants and will add everything here. Quick reminder: It starts at 2pm in front of the National Museum of Lebanon. Event link. Many NGOs and independent activists are planning on participating Hashtags on Twitter are #ProtectWomenLB  and #March8 +


Join KAFA’s #March8 protest against Domestic Violence

A series of Domestic Violence It’s been 8 months since the death of Roula Yaacoub, the 33 year old mother who was beaten to death. After her death, we found out that her husband regularly beat her and her 5 children throughout their marriage. Seven month later, last February the


#StripForJackie Campaign Gains Momentum

As part of the growing scandal surrounding Caretaker Youth and Sports Minister Faisal Karam’s call for an investigation over Lebanese Olympian Jackie Chamoun’s past photoshoot, Lebanese netizens have already come up with a creative way to support Jackie: Stripping. Started on the 12th of February 2014, the #StripForJackie campaign already gained over 15,000 followers


Silent March of Women

On average, 1 woman dies every month from family violence in Lebanon. To honor their memories and press for the law to protect women from family violence, we will be marching through the neighborhoods of Beirut this Saturday, March 10 starting at 3pm. The event A protective law is our

Lebanon: Nepali suicide last Sunday in Ashrafieh

From Migrant-Rights.org Lebanese news website Elnashra.com reported last Sunday evening that, according to Lebanese security sources, a Nepalese domestic worker hung herself in her employer’s house in Ashrafieh, a Christian suburb of Beirut. Her employers discovered the body hanging on the kitchen balcony. The Lebanese Red Cross and security forces

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