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

“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….”

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?

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


March in Beirut unites feminist activists against social and economic violence

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?

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

Marwan Habib, serial harasser, jailed without bond

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