Understanding care in Lebanon: A Drama

Watch Rabea and Amal model gender equality in Lebanon by sharing the parenting responsibilities equally, in this dramatization inspired by the real story of Adnan in the documentary film. For more stories, survey results, and what you can do to promote gender equality across the region, see the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, at www.imagesmena.org.This film is one of a series of IMAGES MENA…

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Managing Parents’ Psychological Distress (Short version)

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Managing Parents’ Psychological Distress: The video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It includes tips and recommendations on how parents/caregivers can cope with stress, tension, and anxiety arising from the challenges and difficulties of trauma. This video was developed based on the identified-needs of caregivers/parents affected by the August 4, 2020,…

Digital safety

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Digital Safety: This video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It provides caregivers tips on how to ensure digital safety for children and adolescents. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many interventions – including educational activities and schooling – have resorted to online modalities. The video highlights best practices for caregivers during an increased…

Violence against Children (Long version)

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Violence against Children: The video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It provides an overview on violence against children, with the definition and types of child abuse explained. The video provides information on Article 27, of Law No. 422/2002 on the 'Protection of Children in Violation of the Law or Exposed to. Danger' which covers child protection…

Managing Parents’ Psychological Distress (Long version)

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Managing Parents’ Psychological Distress: The video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It includes tips and recommendations on how parents/caregivers can cope with stress, tension, and anxiety arising from the challenges and difficulties of trauma. This video was developed based on the identified-needs of caregivers/parents affected by the August 4, 2020,…

Gender-based Violence (Short)

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Gender-Based Violence (GBV)This video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It provides general information on the core concepts and types of GBV and their root causes, with a highlight on how GBV is the result of power dynamics and is reinforced by adopted gender-norms and beliefs. It also includes an overview of Law 293 on the “Protection of women and all…

Violence against Children (short version)

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Violence against Children: The video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It provides an overview on violence against children, with the definition and types of child abuse explained. The video provides information on Article 27, of Law No. 422/2002 on the 'Protection of Children in Violation of the Law or Exposed to. Danger' which covers child protection…

Effective Communication with Children (Short)

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

This video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It provides caregivers tips and guidance on how to use effective communication techniques when supporting children in times of stress. This video was developed under the UN Women project “We Can Together- Time for Real Change” implemented by CARE International in partnership with ABAAD and funded by the…

Effective Communication with Children ​(Long)

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Effective Communication with Children: This video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It provides caregivers tips and guidance on how to use effective communication techniques when supporting children in times of stress. This video was developed under the UN Women project “We Can Together- Time for Real Change” implemented by CARE International in…

Mental health

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Mental Health: The video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It explains the definition of stress and its physical and psychological consequences and effects. The video was developed in response to the increased prevalence of psychosocial and mental health needs of host and refugee community members post August 4, Beirut explosion. The video provides…

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Long

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Gender-Based Violence (GBV)This video is part of a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It provides general information on the core concepts and types of GBV and their root causes, with a highlight on how GBV is the result of power dynamics and is reinforced by adopted gender-norms and beliefs. It also includes an overview of Law 293 on the “Protection of women and all…

We can together - Time for Real Change Compilation video

Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

This video shows a compilation of clips included in a series prepared to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other stressful circumstances, including the Beirut Port Explosion (August 4, 2020). It was developed under the UN Women project “We Can Together- Time for Real Change” implemented by CARE International in partnership with ABAAD and funded by the Government of Japan (April 2020- June 2021).

UN Women Community Mediation Networks in South Lebanon

Date: Thursday, 25 February 2021

Faten, a Lebanese university teacher and Amal, a Palestinian refugee, are members of an UN-Women hosted community mediation network in South Lebanon, an activity organized in collaboration with the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Since May 2019, with the support of the Rebecca Dykes Foundation, and in partnership with the Centre for Professional Mediation at the University of Saint Joseph (CPM-USJ), UN Women has trained more than 100 women on…

Beirut’s elderly women are still reeling from the blast

Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020

On 4 August 2020, 85-year-old Violette Machaalany was alone at home with her granddaughter, Elodie, when two explosions hit Beirut’s main port. The blast killed hundreds, displaced thousands and destroyed entire neighbourhoods, including Karantina, 2.2 Km away, where Violette has lived her entire life. Machaalany has lived in the house since 1963 and known many losses. In 1975, she lost her husband to Lebanon’s civil war and raised her children by herself. In 2017, she lost her daughter to…

Women Journalists in Lebanon’s 2019 uprising

Date: Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Women have been at the core of Lebanon’s popular protests since they began on October 17, 2019, as documented by UN Women: https://arabstates.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2019/12/…. This video focuses specifically on the role of female journalists in covering the protests, and the gendered risks and threats they were exposed to. It also documents their efforts…

Tackling Violence against women in politics - Lebanon

Date: Thursday, 9 May 2019

Violence against women in politics is a serious violation of human rights and an obstacle to gender equality. Watch this video by UN Women #Lebanon. Supported by the Government of Japan.

Understanding Masculinities: Sharing household work - Lebanon

Date: Thursday, 17 January 2019

Watch the story of two fathers and the different examples they are portraying in regards to sharing parenting and household responsibilities equally.For more stories, survey results, and what you can do to promote gender equality across the region, see the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, at www.imagesmena.org.#GenderEquality #…

Improving Human Security in Tripoli, Lebanon

Date: Tuesday, 15 January 2019

A new community centre, Abjad, will contribute to improving human security of the Bab el Tebbaneh and Jabal Mohsen neighbourhoods in Tripoli, Lebanon. The centre is part of "Shankal", a joint project managed by UN Women, UN-Habitat and UNICEF in Lebanon and funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the Government of Japan. ‏

Women and the SDG's in Lebanon

Date: Monday, 23 April 2018

On occasion of the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development happening this week in Beirut, we asked leaders in the region about their perspective on women in relation to the #GlobalGoals. Message by Wafaa Dika Hamza, Deputy Director of the National Commission For Lebanese Women NCLW. #AFSD2018 #PromisesToAction

Teaser - Understanding Masculinities in Lebanon: Adnan’s Story – Lebanon

Date: Thursday, 19 April 2018

In #Lebanon, some men are challenging the gender roles’ stereotypes by sharing the house and care work. To hear their stories, and to find out what you can do to promote gender equality across the region, see the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), the largest multi-country study of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, at www.imagesmena.org. في لبنان،…