Pursuing equality in rights and representation – Women’s experiences running for parliament in Lebanon’s 2018 elections

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February 26, 2020

Pursuing equality in rights and representation – Women’s experiences running for parliament in Lebanon’s 2018 elections

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In late 2018 and early 2019 UN Women interviewed 87 per cent of the women who ran for Parliamentary election (75 of the 86 women; of the 113 women who registered to run, 86 made it on to candidate lists). This report summarizes their stories and experiences as candidates and looks at issues of: violence against women in politics, financial constraints and campaign management, media and image portrayal, violence harassment and discrimination.

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