Author: Beirut Today

Women protest as part of the October 17 Revolution (AP / Hassan Ammar)
Women are on the frontlines of the Lebanese protests

The women of the Lebanese protests are fighting the country’s patriarchal power structures, where their political voice has long been smothered.

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Day 21: Women Making Noise At The Protests

Day 21: At the Women’s March in Beirut, protesters bang on pots and pans, drum.

Squares Meet: A Conversation Between Activists From Tripoli, Saida, Nabatieh, Zouk, Aley, and Beirut

A lot of important initiatives are happening on the ground, thanks to the efforts of.

Beit El Baraka gives free food, shelter, and medicine to Lebanese retirees

With Beit El Baraka, Lebanese retirees in financial distress can eat and live with dignity..

Quickfire Questions with Kozo

Kozo (and Alfie’s pillow) sit around a mess of pedals in Tunefork Studios and talk.

With Yo-Yo Ma and Right To Play, Beirut Becomes a Stage for Refugees

Young Syrian and Palestinian refugees recently shared the stage with world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and.

Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay: Students in Lebanon are Protesting Again

Students and parents in Lebanon are mobilizing with Mada, the independent student network, against the.

Why Lebanon Should Invest in Women’s Labor Force Participation

Arab leaders continue to overlook one structural reform that would undoubtedly strengthen their economies: the full integration of women in the labor force.

Video: Red Bull Cliff Diving Lands In Beirut

In the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series that landed in Beirut this month, 24.

This Inspirational Space Is Making Music Accessible In Beirut

From gigs for seniors in Lebanon to lessons for talented kids who can’t afford them,.