This report presents Lebanon’s civil society parallel report for Beijing +25 Conference. Given the pluralistic nature of Lebanon that is projected in the dynamics of the civil society and in view of UN Women’s commitment to participation and inclusivity, a parallel report is vital to give the key insights of civil society organizations working on the ground to complement, validate, and contradict where necessary the report submitted by the government.
Conducted by UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCWA, this study on Gender Justice & the Law in the Arab States Region provides a comprehensive assessment of laws and policies affecting gender equality and protection against gender-based violence in Arab countries. The report is composed of 18 country profiles, each of which maps a country’s key legislative developments and gaps regarding gender justice. This introduction provides an overall summary of these country chapters followed by a summary of each country examined.