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Production of Knowledge on Women: Non-Governmental Organizations: Lebanon
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Introduction

The involvement of women in organizations in Lebanon has been regarded as an important step in their incorporation into civil society (Joseph 1997). Particularly after the civil war, different types of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including ones that focused solely on women's issues, mushroomed across the country. While some feminists celebrated this participa…

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Obeid, Michelle, “Production of Knowledge on Women: Non-Governmental Organizations: Lebanon”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0668>
First published online: 2010



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