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
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Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
Decent work for domestic workers 2010

This report was presented at the International Labour Conference, 99th Session, 2010. It was intended to facilitate the discussion of domestic work at the Conference and consists of ten chapters,... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Quality of Life, Migrant Workers, Legal Issues
Community of Practice in Building Referral System for Women Victims of Violence 2010

This document is the outcome of a workshop organised by UNRWA on the 31st of March 2010 on “Community of Practice in Building Referral Systems for Women Victims of Violence”. It summarizes and... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Gender, Human Rights & Protection
Child Sexual Abuse: The Lebanese Situation 2008

This study was envisioned by KAFA in partnership with Save the Children Sweden following the encounter with several child sexual abuse victims at the end of the July 2006 war. It has been... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Child Rights, Mental Health & Psychosocial, Human Rights & Protection
Caring is Work: Meeting Social Care Needs in Lebanon 2009

The evolution of economic incentives and social norms in Lebanon has created new challenges for women to balance work and family life. Underlying dynamics include changes in the demographic... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Social & Cultural Development, Migrant Workers, Gender
The Basic Guidebook for Emerging Collectives, Cooperatives and NGOs in Lebanon (En-Ar) 2016

This resource published within Lebanon Support's Humanitarian Knowledge Base, in partnership with the ... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development
The role of Community Based Organizations in preparing and responding to crisis in Lebanon, a qualitative study 2016

This study explores the role of community-based organizations in preparing for and responding to crisis in Lebanon. While there has been considerable work conducted on preparedness, responsiveness... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Civil Society Development
Gender Dictionary: traveling concepts and local usages in Lebanon - قاموس الجندر: مفاهيم متنقّلة واستعمالاتها المحلية في لبنان 2016

The Gender Dictionary, published by Lebanon Support, is a practical bilingual tool, based on multidisciplinary research and consultations with local gender actors (academics, experts,... [read more]

Women's rights and status, Gender Equity Network Gender
Lebanon: Looking Ahead in Times of Crises 2015

This paper draws on Oxfam research among refugees and host communities in Lebanon in 2015 and aims to contribute to an urgent discussion of both interim and longer term solutions to address... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Refugees, Quality of Life
Against Wind and Tides: A Review of the Status of Women and Gender Equality in the Arab Region 2016

This study was undertaken by the Center for Women (ECW) at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), in the context of a regional programme to review progress... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender, Human Rights & Protection
Local engagement with armed groups in the midst of violence 2015

This second Accord Insight looks at how local actors organise to enter into dialogue with armed groups and challenge their use of violence. Case studies from Syria, Colombia, northern Uganda and... [read more]

Humanitarian Knowledge Base Conflict Resolution