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Teaching for Peace
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Organization: Lebanese American University
Project: Equality for Everyone: Gender Reform from Grassroots to Government
Arabic
This guide provides background on democracy, citizenship, diversity and conflict management resolution. It highlights the social goals of education for peace, including approaches, prejudices, tolerance, understanding of conflict, human rights and education through citizenship.

The Building of Human Rights Culture (History and the Most Important International Treaties)
Published: 2015
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
This guide highlights human rights culture and history in the last century, the Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, and practical steps to increase human rights and legal awareness in communities. It describes how to build groups of activists who support human rights and strategies for encouraging communities, especially youth, to prevent human rights violations. Several examples are provided, such as the issue of human trafficking and how activists found supporters, pressured decision makers and influenced communities.

FW: Website for safeguarding elections
Published: 2015
Organization: Democracy International
Project: Supporting Election Monitoring Innovation in MENA Region

FW: (Forward) is an informal, web-based community of civic activists, technology junkies, academics, bloggers, journalists and citizens interested in learning about and sharing new approaches and tools for safeguarding elections. The site is available in English, Arabic and French at www.fwelections.com.


Administrative Corruption in Lebanon: Key Features and Ways Ahead
Published: 2015
Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Strengthening the Rule of Law in Lebanon through Rights Education
English

This report describes a 2013 administration corruption survey, outlines the status of bribery in Lebanon and describes a proposed strategy for addressing corruption in public administrations. Both English and Arabic are included.


Access to Information: Benefits for the Private Sector
Published: 2015
Organization: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project: Strengthening the Rule of Law in Lebanon through Rights Education
English

The objective of this report is to contribute to the debate on the importance of access to information for the private sector. It highlights laws, efforts and challenges specific to Lebanon. Both English and Arabic are included.


New Tactics for Human Rights: Background and Fundamentals
Published: 2014
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
Arabic
This curriculum guide describes how to teach human rights and the philosophy of Sun Tzu. His lessons emphasize three sources of knowledge, including knowing yourself, knowing your opponent and knowing your playing ground. It describes new tactics for human rights, which is organized around the analysis of potential solutions rather than analysis of the issues.

Financing Politics: The Middle East and North Africa
Published: 2013
Organization: International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES)
Project: Enhancing Transparency in Political Finance in the Arab Region
English

This manual highlights the importance of political finance in the Middle East and North Africa, and provides a discussion of global and regional standards in the regulation of political finance. Country studies are provided for Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia and Yemen.

 

The Arabic version of this manual will be available later.


The Citizen’s Guide to a Civilized State
Published: 2011
Organization: Tamkeen Development Foundation (TDF)
Arabic

This manual aims to raise awareness of Yemeni citizens about the definition of a civil state - its principles, components and guarantees. Additionally, it reviews the role of youth and civil society organizations in establishing a modern civil state.


Focus on Lebanon | Healthcare Access Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on the extent of access to formal healthcare in Lebanon. It focuses on women and issues of affordability, quality of care, utilization and proximity to medical services. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Lebanon | Women's Freedom of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents survey findings on the extent to which women in Lebanon feel they enjoy freedom of movement. It also examines attitudes toward violence against women with a focus on domestic violence. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Lebanon | Project Overview and Respondent Demographics
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents demographic data on the survey respondents in the SWMENA reports on Lebanon. It contains overviews of the project and its goals and methodology. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Lebanon | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Lebanon. It focuses on support for women and daughters in politics, women working outside the home, women involved in decision-making positions and others. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Morocco | Opinions on the Family Law and Gender Quotas - Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on popular support for law reforms aimed at enhancing women's participation in social and political life in Morocco. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.


Focus on Morocco | Freedom Of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

This report presents survey findings on the extent to which women in Morocco enjoy freedom of movement. It also examines attitudes toward violence against women with a focus on domestic violence. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.


Focus on Morocco | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Morocco. It focuses on support for women and daughters in politics, women working outside the home, women involved in decision-making positions and others. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.


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