Development Projects

The Institute undertakes groundbreaking development programs in collaboration with a variety of national and international organizations to carry out advocacy, build capacity, and strengthen support programs for women in the region. Programs harness the significance gender and gender-based violence expertise of the institute staff to execute program such as:

• Strengthening community capacities and building critical life-skills through our Basic Living Skills Program to foster sustainable change.

• Training partners such as the Lebanese Security Sector in gender equality and gender-based violence prevention and response

• Supporting incarcerated women, female migrant domestic workers, and other vulnerable communities with rights-based approaches to services and support

Other focus areas include preventing gender-based violence; promoting women’s political participation; and engaging young women in leadership.