Al-Raida Journal: The Status of Women in Lebanese Legislation


No. 111-112, Fall–Winter 2005–2006

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Table of Contents

FeaturePage
Editorial2
Opinion6
Research8
Quote/Unquote9
News Briefs10
IWSAW News11
File
File Intro 13
Lebanon’s Reservations to CEDAW
Nada Khalifeh
14
Women’s Civil Rights in Lebanon
Alia Berti Zein
19
Arguments Valid for Once Only
Azzah Shararah Beydoun
22
Discrimination Against Women in Marriage and Inheritance
Sonia Ibrahim Atiyah
27
The Case of Nationality Law
Lina Osseiran Beydoun
31
Mixed Marriage in Lebanese Law
Marie-Rose Zalzal
35
Seeking Justice for Physical and Sexual Violence
Mirella Abdel Sater Mccracken
44
Eligibility of Working Married Lebanese Women
for Social Benefits
Arlete Juraysati
48
Working Women in Lebanon
Iqbal Murad Doughan
54
Implementation of a Women’s Quota System
Arda Arsenian Ekmekji
56
Family Laws: The Changing and the Pseudo-Eternal
Najla Hamadeh
60
Reforming Family Laws to Promote Progress in the MENA
Valentine M. Moghadam and Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi
66
Round Table: Personal Status Laws
Myriam Sfeir
74
Reviews
Islamic Family Law in a Changing World:
A Global Resource Book
Cassandra Balchin
80
Globalization, Gender and Religion
David Waines
85