Tag Archives | Lebanese women

Attache-moi?

On en a trop parlé de ce sujet qui nous turlupine à un point tel de nous donner un vertige tenace. La femme libanaise, ses joues refaites, ses rondeurs surfaites, son 4×4 avançant contre vents et marées (de pauvres bagnoles qui pétaradent sur l’autoroute) avec l’envie cuisante d’arriver à point à ce rendez-vous de beauté… [...]

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Conversations these days?

Avoiding the traffic and the stressful driving in Beirut, I always attempt to take a cab to work, college, and anywhere I’m going. In my architectural engineering studies, Public Transportation was one of the advanced courses I had to research, arriving to the result that the Lebanese public transportation system needs a total makeover, and [...]

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About the Crisis of Celibacy in Lebanon

JK, mid-40s, I’ve known him since 5 years now, he is in charge of the entertainment at our place; not his main job, he rather does it as a hobby.  A very decent man, workaholic to the max and dependable as no one else, seeking a life partner, sometimes desperately, but not finding any. Straight [...]

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“Weak, undependable, defective and inferiors” ? More than enough!

I have been a girl that lived in a conservative society for my whole life. Thank god, to a point my parents were a bit loose. But that doesn’t mean I have not seen what a cruel moral and physical treatment a woman receives. So next, I’m  not going to talk about women’s right in [...]

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Women’s Rights in Lebanon: Illusion or Reality?

Abusive partners, marital rape, domestic violence, does it sound familiar? Recently, media is covering even more of these tragedies that are affecting Lebanese women on a daily basis. Unfortunately, laws that protect women’s rights are out of question in this country due to several reasons: financial, social, and religious Many Lebanese women are housekeepers. They [...]

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Women’s Rights are Human Rights

I have always been close-mouthed when someone asks me “What do you think about women’s rights in Lebanon?” Shouldn’t we have human rights before thinking about those of women’s? It is true that women’s rights are somehow worse than men’s, but they are not THAT worse.  Whether it is a girl, woman, boy, man or [...]

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I’m a Lebanese woman whose rights are taken away from her and a woman that is treated as an inferior human being compared to men

People always ask me about the way I see myself, how I can describe myself and what do I look forward to in the future. Well to sum it all up, I’m a Lebanese woman whose rights are taken away from her and a woman that is treated as an inferior human being compared to [...]

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