Lebanese republic citizenship and country documents lbn105122fe- treatment by society of couples who enter into an interreligious marriage, state protection available in cases of discrimination or mistreatment - november 2013 (pdf) lbn102732fe - lebanon: treatment of christians and availability of state protection for christians. Gender-based violence is a violation of basic human rights and is predominant in middle eastern countries (sadiqi and ennaji, 2011) according to the world health organization (who), sexual violence defines an array of acts, from verbal harassment, social pressure, intimidation, physical force, rape within marriage/relationship or a stranger, unwanted sexual advancements, and rape of children. Lebanon: 3,000–4,000 (2012) although experiencing discrimination, the copts and other long-established christian groups in the north had fewer restrictions than other types of christians in the south in which muslims and christians were involved in bloody inter-religious clashes following a dispute between a muslim and a christian.
From legal, economic, and social discrimination suspending and cutting the orderly admission of refugees offends amici’s deep-seated principles and obstructs and prevents amici’s efforts to help those in. The role of religion in armed conflict and discrimination in the middle east and north africa (mena) is receiving increased attention as the focus of the region's conflicts shifts from nationalism. The ambassador and embassy officers met regularly with leaders of religious groups, and integrated religious freedom concerns into public outreach, embassy public diplomacy programs, and us government-funded projects designed to increase inter-religious dialogue. 1 social context and treatment of couples who enter into an interreligious marriage an article published by the french edition of the online magazine slate, which is held in part by the washington post company (slatefr nd), states that lebanese society is organized by a political and social system based on confessionalism (slate 3 nov 2012.
Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (cedaw) (7) agricultural workers (6) aid effectiveness (82) funding for gender equality (8) millennium development goals (mdgs) (27) new aid modalities (8) gender budgets (44) economy and finance (46) financial institutions (2. The american university of beirut, aub, is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning, founded in 1866, which functions under a charter from the state of new york it is administrated by a private, autonomous board of trustees. Printable version september 2017 christians have lived in the middle east since pentecost and are spread across the entire region today, christians in the middle east form a grand mosaic comprised of catholic churches, eastern orthodox churches, oriental orthodox churches, the assyrian church of the east, and protestant communities. With regards to the recent us study by the tanenbaum center for interreligious understanding, which revealed that religious discrimination often plays a significant role in the hiring process i.
In a country where racial classifications create social hierarchies that assert the superiority of white skin and caucasian features, and the inferiority of “black” skin and asian features, interracial and interethnic couples in lebanon are abhorred, stigmatized and socially ostracised. Interfaith initiatives can ensure rich cultural diversity made world more secure, not less, secretary-general tells assembly debate on culture of peace. Lebanon share bureau of democracy, human rights, and labor international religious freedom report 2010 report november 17, 2010 many persons fleeing religious mistreatment and discrimination in neighboring states have immigrated to the country, including kurds, shi'a, and chaldeans from iraq, as well as coptic christians from egypt.
Lebanon witnessed a harsh civil war that created a wide gap between conflicting political parties these political animosities badly affected the interreligious connection between people every political party represents a specific religion, and people tend to blend the “political act” with. Total commitment to a 'dialogue of salvation' karol wojty ł a was elected pope in october 1978, choosing the name john paul ii as a sign of continuity in april of the following year he received in audience the members and consultors of the secretariat for non-christians (which he was later to rename pontifical council for interreligious dialogue. Interview: earlier this year, bishop peter fischer-møller from the diocese of roskilde in denmark, chairman of danmission, went to lebanon the purpose of the visit was to meet partners working with poverty and interfaith dialogue and to meet with politicians discussing the current situation in the middle east.
Abelian academic announced today the publication of in line with the divine the struggle for gender equality in lebanon this book details women’s experiences of gender inequality and the legal, social, religious, and political obstacles which challenge lebanon’s progress toward the eradication of violence and discrimination against women. Unprotected childhood the experiences of lebanese and non -lebanese children in abuse, maltreatment & discrimination in lebanon research is developed and implemented by insan association proudly supported by planet wheeler foundation through australian volunteers international. Christians say this leads to job discrimination against them, creates hurdles in dealing with officials and allows a climate to develop where harassment and attacks are condoned. Humanity day is the islamic center of pittsburgh's (icp) premier outreach event held annually during the sacred month of ramadan, it’s a time when the icp invites its friends and neighbors of all faiths to celebrate and honor members of the pittsburgh community who are working to initiate dialogue and build bridges, t hereby strengthening our bonds of humanity.
The criminal profits of the arms and ammunition industry, of human trafficking and smuggling, and political and judicial discrimination against migrants, are amongst the greatest evils of our contemporary world. The security situation in lebanon deteriorated in 2014 violence spilled over from the conflict in syria and democratic institutions faltered as the parliament failed to elect a president. It seems so appropriate to speak of diversity and freedom of religion in lebanon in this holy week, leading up to easter sunday there is nowhere else i have seen practices as it is during passion week.
Twenty young adult students from egypt, iraq, lebanon and turkey completed the dialogue institute's 12th study of the us institute (susi) for student leaders on religious pluralism in the united states on august 13th they join an extraordinary group of more than 220 other young alumni/ae from the. Political action against discrimination in employment, access to education, health and social welfare etc is another route by which people of different religious commitments have come together around a shared sense of justice. The case of lebanon while in most countries, one’s race, ethnicity or gender is the main feature of diversity within the society, in lebanon, it is one’s religious affiliation and belief political parties, residential areas, health and educational services are often placed along different religious lines and sectors. That is why benedict xvi revamped the pontifical council for interreligious dialogue, and appointed card jean louis tauran, a skilled and most senior diplomat, as president of the new dicastery according to many, it was he who proofread the papal speeches in lebanon.