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Claudine Aoun presented to PM Najib Mikati an amendment to the parliamentary elections law

30/9/2021 Claudine Aoun presented to PM Najib Mikati an amendment to the parliamentary elections law in order to incorporate in it a women’s quota: “We insist on reforming this law in order to activate the role of women in the political life, and we will make sure that the discussion of this amendment won’t be

Lebanon has for the first time passed a law criminalizing sexual harassment and rehabilitating its victims

After years of public and private parties’ joint struggle to criminalize sexual harassment acts in all their forms, and locations, the Lebanese Parliament has passed yesterday a law that aims at criminalizing sexual harassment, and rehabilitating its victims. This step has furnished Lebanon for the first time with a law that punishes the perpetrators of

Monitoring a Marked Increase in the Number of Violence Cases The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) calls upon MPs to adopt amendments to Domestic Violence Law

NCLW, in cooperation with the General Directorate of Internal Security Forces (ISF),  has been regularly monitoring  calls received on Hotline 1745  reporting complaints about domestic violence. ISF reports show a marked increase of 51% in the number of incoming calls from Feb. 1, 2020 to Oct.1, 2020, i.e. since the beginning of the outbreak of

1741 A 24/7 hotline to receive complaints from domestic workers

The Ministry of Labor and the National Commission for Lebanese Women have launched an awareness-raising campaign urging domestic workers to call the 1741 Hotline of the Ministry of Labor to file complaints, seek support or consultation. Social workers receive and follow-up these complaints using a specific mechanism established in collaboration with the International Labour Organization

The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) wishes the national retreat in Baabda success

The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) wishes the national retreat in Baabda success in their mission and calls upon the political powers to reconsider women’s almost non-existent representation among political leaders, which in turn prevents women from partaking in national dialogues. On the occasion of the national retreat called  for by H.E. the President

“Protection of Women and Family Members from Domestic Violence” National Commission for Lebanese Women

The increase in the number of calls reporting domestic violence weighs on the conscience of the Members of Parliament, who are urged to approve the amendments to the Law on ‘’Protection of Women and Family Members from Domestic Violence”. According to official figures issued by the Internal Security Forces concerning calls received on the national

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