Indignez-Vous ! (!انتفضوا)

    At 93, Stephane Hessel (1917-2013) exhorts us to become outraged about the state of society. Below, we offer you English, French and Arabic excerpts of his writings...  “I want you, each and every one of you, to have a reason to be outraged. This is precious. When something outrages you, as Nazism did me, … Continue reading Indignez-Vous ! (!انتفضوا)

Lebanese Women and Politics

In 1997, Lebanon signed the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). 21 years after, women - who constitute half of the society and therefore are entitled to have their word in the way the country is run- are still subjected to political and social marginalization...