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Celebrating International Women's Day

The International Centre for Human Sciences hosted a one-day workshop in Byblos/ Lebanon advocating generation equality and the full realization of Women's Rights with a number of governmental and civil-society activists from all over the country.

The Year 2020 marks several galvanizing moments in the gender equality movement and represents an unmissable opportunity to mobilize global action to achieve gender equality and human rights for all women and girls. CISH organized an intergenerational dialogue with gender equality activtists to share experiences, challenges and lessons learnt.

The discussions focussed on answering the following two questions in particular:

1. Where does Lebanon stand in the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG #5 and #4.

2. Which obstacles do Lebanese face legally and/ or culturally?

Against the backdrop of the developing situation around COVID-19, one additional awareness session regarding the prevention of pandemics and domestic as well as professional precautions which could be taken..