Raising Fists and Voices: Lebanese Women’s Struggle to End Violence

<!–[if !mso]>st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]–>  “I don’t believe in a country that turns rapists into suitable husbands”. Those were the kind of banners you could have seen being held by activists should you have walked on the streets of Beirut on January the 14th during the March to Fight Rape organized by Lebanese feminist collective Nasawiya. … Continue reading

May you live happily ever after…

It’s a warm and humid summer afternoon in Beirut and we’re as usual struggling with the traffic on the (in)famous “autostrade” going to Jounieh when suddenly something catches my eye. No. It can be. It’s a HUGE advertisement board from a travel agency offering unbeatable prices for couples wanting to get a civil marriage in … Continue reading