Lebanon
Mrs. Maral Tutelian
General Director
Central Administration of Statistics
Beirut, Lebanon
Kantari Street, Finance et Commerce Bldg.
P.O. Box 5225 Beirut 14
Beirut, Lebanon
Phone: 961-1-3731697/7 & 373160/1
Fax: 961-1-373160 & 961-1-373161
 
Gender Focal Points or Gender Units:
Mrs. Ibtissam El Jouni
Social Scientist
Central Administration of Statistics
Beirut, Lebanon
Phone: 961-1-373160
Fax: 961-1-373161
 
Background
The Central Administration of Statistics (CAS) has one gender focal point that reports to the General director of CAS. The Central Administration of Statistics coordinates gender statistics with the National Commission for Lebanese Women. They published the Women and Men in Lebanon: a statistical portrait in 2002 jointly with the Lebanese Women’s Affairs, the Ministry of Social Affairs and with the participation of several UN agencies. They organized a workshop on gender statistics with the collaboration of World Bank.
 
Objectives
-   Ensure the gender perspective is addressed in all aspects of the statistics production within the CAS.
-   Answer requests for gender statistics from national and international users.
-   Compile gender statistics data
-   Analyze data from gender perspective
-   Produce gender statistics publications
-   Disseminate gender statistics
 
 
GENDER STATISTICS PUBLICATIONS
 
 
2002 (English)
E/ESCWA/STAT/2002/1

This study is based on a national publication (in Arabic) originally implemented through the joint efforts of several agencies, including the Lebanese Women's Affairs, the Central Administration of Statistics and the Ministry of Social Affairs, with the participation of several United Nations agencies. This publication is the first study to clearly reflect existing gender gaps in various social and economic areas, by presenting data in a user-friendly manner. The publication focuses on priority gender issues that include legal, social, educational, economic and leadership/decision-making aspects. (English, 161 pgs)
 

GENDER-FOCUSED PUBLICATIONS
 
Situation Analysis in Gender Based Violence in Lebanon
Four National Studies on Gender Based Violence in Lebanon, part I
 
2010 (Arabic & English)
These studies are the fruit of a joint collaboration between UNFPA, the National Commission for Lebanese Women and GBV actors in Lebanon, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Italian Cooperation.  They provide a comprehensive overview of the GBV situation in Lebanon in terms of legislations, services, resources, actors, identified gaps and challenges. 
 
 

 
Assessment of Media Coverage of GBV Issues in Lebanon
Four National Studies on Gender Based Violence in Lebanon, part II
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Review of Gender Based Violence Research in Lebanon
Four National Studies on Gender Based Violence in Lebanon, part III
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Review of Gender Based Violence Resource and Training Material in Lebanon
Four National Studies on Gender Based Violence in Lebanon, part IV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
The Status of Lebanese Women in the ICT Space
(English)
 
 
 
 
  

Social Roles of Working Women  in Each of Jordan,  Syria and Lebanon
(National Commission for Lebanese Women )
 
2004 (Arabic)
 
 
 
Electronic copy required
 
 

TECHNICAL MATERIALS
 
NCLW E-Portal Brochure
This brochure is that of NCLW Eportal, which acts as a virtual hub for anyone interested in the Lebanese women’s movement. It makes easy for the concerned parties (women’s associations, research centers and opinion leaders) to connect and network.
 
 
 
 

  
NCLW Brochure on the Lebanese Laws Having Discriminatory Provisions 
This brochure has been prepared by the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW)within the framework of the national advocacy campaign  NCLW has launched in collaboration with local NGOs, during the ceremony it hold on the occasion of the International Women’s Day(March8, 2011) at UNESCO Palace. This campaign aims to clear out the Lebanese Laws from any Provisions, which are discriminatory against women.
 

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOPS
 
Workshop on Gender Statistics Organized by the Central Administration of Statistics in Lebanon and the World Bank, Beirut office, ‘The Current Situation and Future Needs of Gender Statistics in Lebanon’
 
2010 (English)
·         Use of Gender Statistics - Health,
 
 

RELATED REPORTS ON WOMEN
 
The Third Official Report on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
 
(National Commission for Lebanese Women )
2006 (Arabic)
This report is the third official report Lebanon has submitted to the UN CEDAW Committee on the CEDAW Convention. The said report presents the progress Lebanon has made for the application of the Convention, and the remaining tasks that should be carried out in this respect.
 

CEDAW REPORTS
 
Initial, second & third reports
2005 & 2008

 
The Third Official Report on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
 
(National Commission for Lebanese Women)
2006 (Arabic)
 
Electronic copy required
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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