Country Lebanon
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

For the second successive year the Ministry of Social Affairs, with assistance from the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cooperation Office and the ROSS programme, and the participation of the Ministry of Culture, the KAFA (enough) Violence and Exploitation Organization and the A Step Away (Ala Boued Amtar) group, organized the mobile cinema for culture and entertainment project, CinemArena 2008. The project was implemented in coordination with the local authorities, social development centres, NGOs and the public and private sectors, with the slogan "Lebanon, you and me" and travelled to more than 30 villages and towns in Lebanon.

 As part of that programme, a large number of sessions were held with a view to raising the awareness of women, men and youth of violence against women.

A ROSS (Italian Embassy) project.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Lebanon to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008