WingWoman Lebanon: Reusable pads combatting period poverty

Lebanon’s economic crisis led to a 500% increase in the price of menstrual pads since 2019, with period poverty significantly on the rise.

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A collage of the damaged grain silos in black and white, with the words “August 4” partially hidden behind them in bold red.

A city without justice: Two years after the Beirut port explosion

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“With time, I am starting to lose hope over the fact that justice will be brought.”
Ablue car is wrecked at the side of the road, covered in debris from a nearby building after the Beirut blast.

“It always comes back to the explosion….”

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It's been two years since the Beirut blast shook the city and its residents, who still suffer from persisting mental health issues in its wake.
A collage of the Beirut Municipality logo super-imposed on a photo of the Green Line from the Lebanese Civil War. The logo is cut in half, like a broken heart, with tape holding it together.

Splitting the Beirut Municipality: A realistic proposal or political populism?

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Earlier last week, Members of Parliament proposed a law to divide the Beirut Municipality into Eastern and Western parts.

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March in Beirut unites feminist activists against social and economic violence

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Feminists were marching to express anger towards state-sanctioned violence and harassment against marginalized groups in Lebanon.

Why don’t women in Lebanon report domestic violence?

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And what resources are available to to both Lebanese women and refugees in the country?

Marwan Habib, serial harasser, jailed without bond

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Serial sexual harasser and rapist Marwan Habib has now been jailed in the United States, as per a WVSN...