The Open Library Project

The Open Library Project is an online resource library with readily available reference books, reports, studies, guides and tools, and fact sheets relevant to civil society and civil society organisations’ work in Lebanon.

Dossiers are sub-libraries specific to certain events or themes
Look up keywords within the resource synopsis
Available authors in cskc database
Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
The global economic crisis and migrant workers: Impact and response 2009

This paper aims to analyse the actual and potential impact of the global crisis on international migrant workers through a focus on four issue-areas. These areas include the employment and... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Migrant Workers, Livelihoods & Labour Rights, Family Issues
Gender equality at the heart of decent work 2009

This report has three aims: reviewing the ILO’s progress in assisting constituents to achieve gender equality in the world of work; highlighting its current efforts to implement International... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Economic Development, Anti-Discrimination, Gender
Gender-Based Sexual Violence Against Teenage Girls in the Middle East 2007

This report, compiled by Pernilla Ouis and Tove Myhrman, is a comparative situation analysis of honour violence, early marriages and sexual abuse in Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territories... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Child Rights, Gender
Gender and Disability in the Arab Region: The Challenges in the New Millennium 2003

The study upon which this article is based analyzes the status of Arab women in general, gender relations in the Middle East, and the situation of Arab women with disabilities, based on available... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Disability & Special Needs, Anti-Discrimination, Gender
Gender Based Violence in Occupied Palestinian Territory: A Case Study 2005

The impetus for this case study arose in the “Advocacy for Reproductive Health” project, funded by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and implemented by The Palestinian Initiative for the... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Family Issues, Human Rights & Protection
Working Paper No. 481: Feminist Knowledge and Human Security: Bridging Rifts Through the Epistemology of Care 2009

This essay proposes to re-orient feminist debates on epistemology towards the care-security nexus as a pathway that can plausibly provide an integral understanding of a human-centred and eco-... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender, Health
Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey 2011

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is a comprehensive household questionnaire on men’s attitudes and practices – along with women’s opinions and reports of men’s practices... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Family Issues, Gender
Engaging Men to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: A Multi-Country Intervention and Impact Evaluation Study 2012

Over the span of three years, Instituto Promundo, with support from the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women, implemented a multi-country project to engage men and boys in... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Education, Gender
The Effects of Socialization on Gender Discrimination and Violence: A Case Study From Lebanon 2011

Oxfam GB commissioned the pilot study discussed in this report in order to understand further the context that shapes men’s gender roles and affects their behaviours, practices, and attitudes... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Domestic & Personal Violence, Human Rights & Protection
Working Paper No. 459: Development Ethics Through the Lenses of Caring, Gender, and Human Security 2008

This paper explores some faces of globalization by using a gender perspective, in order to consider reproduction (psychological and emotional as well as biological) and the activities and... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Mental Health & Psychosocial, Gender, Human Rights & Protection