A large segment of the protest constituted of university students from LAU, AUB, USJ and Balamand. Photos of victimized Lebanese women lead the march, as the voices were raised in protest, demanding equality and justice for the mourning families – a whole new ambiance of hope and change.
Poem by Lynn Amine, contributed to the creative section of Mish Jareedi, February 2014
We will never be motivated to do something or understand how grave the transgressions against us are until we start looking at ourselves like citizens, individuals that belong here and have a duty towards our nation.
Graphics and Video on Violence Against Women in Lebanon by Nour Chamoun. The statistics provided in this video are based on the number of phone calls received during the month […]
Poem by Thea L Khoury, contributed to the creative section of Mish Jareedi, March 2014
(Ramy Shukr) Being A migrant Domestic Worker In Lebanon: One day, after enduring your inhumane situation for so long, you decide to commit suicide. You think that your death would undoubtedly instigate action against your abusive employer, and ultimately contribute to improving the situation of other MDWs in Lebanon.
(Reine Azzi) When it comes to moral responsibility and justice, let us not hide too long behind the cloak of privacy and domestic sensibility. Let us be silent no more.
(Elsa Saadeh) Be it finding security in one’s home, having the same pay as a man, raising the men of the future, or even frowning at all those hungry disgusting gazes she gets everyday walking on the street, she does not have a choice.
Our March 2014 printed edition of Mish Jareedi is a tribute to all the women struggling for their equal rights. 2014 March (preview PDF) click here to read the March […]