Country Lebanon
Year 2008
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Lebanon take care of women who are fleeing violence. The work force includes a team that is specialized in violence-related issues and ministers to, follows up and transfers women to the appropriate agencies, as required.

The Ministry concludes contracts every year with some five NGOs for the provision of specialized care for battered women and other women in difficult social circumstances. The Ministry supports those NGOs in order to ensure that they are able to receive, rehabilitate, counsel and support women and reintegrate them into society.

Source of Information

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