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Gender-Based Violence Factsheet Quarter 1 (20210

Gender-Based Violence Factsheet Quarter 1 (20210

The compounded crises currently affecting Lebanon is increasing the protection risks, especially for women, girls, and marginalized groups. In the first quarter of 2021, UNFPA and partners continued to multiply efforts to reduce the risk of Gender Based-Violence (GBV) and provide assistance to survivors and women and girls in need.  Check out the details in

UNFPA Lebanon GBV 2020 Annual Report

The compounded crises currently affecting Lebanon increased the protection risks, especially for women, girls, and marginalized groups such as persons with disability, undocumented women and girls, and members of the LGBTIQ+ community. In view of the multi-layered crisis facing the country in 2020, UNFPA Lebanon scaled up its programmatic interventions to assist survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and individuals at risk with lifesaving

Happy International Women’s Day UNFPA Lebanon

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools. They are presidents of countries and corporate boards. They head international and grassroots

Announcement: UNESCO, UNFPA and UNODC Joint Call for Proposals on Youth-led rehabilitation efforts to support local communities affected by the Beirut blast

Beirut, Lebanon – 12 November 2020 The Beirut blast, which occurred on the 4th of August 2020, has caused severe casualties and widespread damage at all levels. The sudden devastation came at a time when the country was already severely overwhelmed with an economic and financial crisis, political and socio-economic challenges and rising rates of

A RAPID GENDER ANALYSIS OF THE AUGUST 2020 BEIRUT PORT EXPLOSION: An Intersectional Examination

On August 4 2020, the devastating Beirut explosion shook the whole city to its core, taking the lives of 191 persons (120 males, 58 females, and 13 unspecified), wounding at least 6,500, and leaving 300,000 people displaced. Prior to the explosion, Lebanon’s crisis has been underpinned by extreme structural gender inequalities: Lebanon ranks 145 out

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