Lebanon

Sexual Violence against Women during Displacement

by Zeina Awad

No story has dominated the news the way that the refugee crisis has in recent years. While the trauma of war and displacement affects all refugees, one’s gender often shapes the ways in which violence and conflict are experienced. Throughout the course of my field reporting in Uganda, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, and the Greek island of Lesbos, […]

Five priorities for the Lebanese economy

by Frederic Chemaly

The Lebanese economy is showing signs of slow recovery. Recently, and for the first time in 12 years, a national budget was approved by the Parliament. It promises to lift the country in various rankings, whether measured by credit ratings, donor funding, stability, outlook, transparency, reforms, or otherwise.

Before that, Lebanon successfully completed its first licensing round for […]

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