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IWSAW and the LAU libraries are partnering to offer a wealth of resources on gender and women’s issues. Learn more

In My Hand - بئيدي - Song on Gender EqualityIn My Hand - بئيدي - Song on Gender Equality

M.A. in Interdisciplinary Gender StudiesM.A. in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Proposal Writing Workshop for Lebanese CSOs with Distinguished Professor Dr. Suad JosephProposal Writing Workshop for Lebanese CSOs with Distinguished Professor Dr. Suad Joseph

Director’s Update: August 2016

While everyone else was at the beach, the Institute army was busy with an international conference! Organized with our partner the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Centre for Women, in collaboration with the Danish Center for Gender, Equality, and Diversity (KVINFO), IWSAW hosted an international conference to engage international, regional, and national stakeholders in strategic dialogue on women, peace and security in the Arab region. As you can imagine, this is no small task, considering the many security challenges we have in the region!

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In My Hand - بئيدي - Song on Gender Equality

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The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) at the Lebanese American University (LAU) focuses on advancing women’s empowerment and gender equality through research, education, development programs, and outreach at the national, regional, and international levels. IWSAW works at the intersection of academia and activism.

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LAU and ESCWA Conference on Women, Peace and Security Concludes, Launches Beirut Call for Action

Three main areas to ensure the inclusion and participation of women in all aspects of peace and security initiatives across the Arab World, namely: Localizing the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda; Promoting Women Activism in Peace and in War; and Institutionalizing Collaborations on Women, Peace, and Security, were identified and adopted by the international conference on “Prioritizing Women, Peace and Security on the Arab Agenda”.

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