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.

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Civil Society Review issue 1 - January 2015: "Revisiting Inequalities in Lebanon: the case of the "Syrian refugee crisis" and gender dynamics 2015

The objective of the Civil Society Review is to bring civil society practitioners, experts, activists, and researchers together to develop knowledge, as well as to innovate new tools and... [read more]

Civil Society Resources Refugees, Public Sector Development, Civil Society Development, LGBT & Sexual Rights, Gender
Conflict Analysis Report: Between Local Patronage Relationships and Securitization: The Conflict Context in the Bekaa Region 2015

This report provides an analytical summary of the conflict context in the Bekaa region of Lebanon, with a... [read more]

Conflict Analysis Project Conflict Resolution, Refugees
Shifting Sands Changing Gender Roles Among Refugees in Lebanon 2013

The conflict in Syria has created a humanitarian crisis, with almost two million people having fled to neighbouring countries in the hope of escaping the violence. Thousands of Syrian refugees... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Refugees, Family Issues, Gender
نساء و جمعيات لبنانيات بين انصاف الذات و خدمة الغير 2002

هذا الكتاب هو دراسة قامت بها عزّة شرارة بيضون سنة2002 ، و تهدف الى رصد بعض خصائص العمل الاجتماعي النسائي في لبنان في الزمن الحديث، زمن ما بعد الحرب اللبنانية، و ذلك للبحث في مساهمة النساء الناشطات... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Civil Society Development, Gender
الهوية النسائية الجديدة 1991

"الهوية النسائية الجديدة" هي دراسة ميدانيّة في تجاوز التنميط الجنسي لدى فئة من الشابات اللبنانيات قامت بها عزة شرارة بيضون، ونشرت في مجلة العلوم الاجتماعية الصادرة عن معهد العلوم الاجتماعية (... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender, Mental Health & Psychosocial, Quality of Life
Responding to the Impact of the Syrian Crisis on Lebanon: Recovery Framework for Wadi Khaled and Akroum, Akkar 2014

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is pleased to share with you the report:

“Responding to the Impact of the Syrian Crisis on Lebanon: Recovery Framework for Wadi... [read more]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Internally Displaced Population, Livelihoods & Labour Rights, Refugees, Relief Services, Shelter & Housing
الدليل إلى معرفة أحوال المرأة 2010

ان كتاب "الدليل إلى معرفة أحوال المرأة" الصادر عام 2010،هو ثمرة للتعاون القائم بين الهيئة الوطنية لشؤون المرأة اللبنانية وصندوق الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي للمرأة ، في إطار البرنامج الإقليمي لدعم... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Gender, Human Rights & Protection, Legal Issues
Research Summary Report: Local Truces and Ceasefires 2014

Integrity’s research highlights that the truces agreed in several locations across Syria in the early months of 2014 do not represent the localised beginnings of a peacebuilding process. These... [read more]

Peace Keeping, Safety & Security
Seeking The Rule of Law in The Absence of The State: Transitional Justice and Policing in Opposition-Controlled Syria Part 1 2014

This report is this first of a three-part series focusing on the current status and lessons learned relating to transitional justice and policing initiatives in opposition-controlled Syria.... [read more]

Conflict Resolution, Legal Issues, Safety & Security
Cases of Femicide Before Lebanese Courts 2011

This case study book entitled “Cases of Femicide before Lebanese Courts” was written by Azza Charara Baydoun and published by KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation in 2011. The introduction... [read more]

Gender Equity Network Domestic & Personal Violence, Legal Issues, Gender