The most recent of these was submitted by the NCLW
to Hariri in May, but the prime minister has yet to send it to the Cabinet for approval, after which it would be passed to the Parliament.
Objective : The general objective of the programme is to contribute to strengthening the tools and institutional capacities of the National Commission for Lebanese women (NCLW
) to be able to act more effectively toward realizing women s advancement and gender equality in Lebanon.
Abir Chebaro, vice president of the NCLW
and an adviser to Hariri on women's issues, told The Daily Star that the proposal had been debated at length by the commission's members, who cut across the spectrum of political parties and religious sects.
's proposals require "cold hard evidence," such as a recording.
For her part, President of the Lebanese National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW
) Claudine Aoun Roukoz, shed light on the NCLW
's strategy for 2011-2021 to secure gender equality in rights and duties.
Martine Najem Kteily, a member of the NCLW
's executive board, told The Daily Star the campaign "focuses more on the need for men and women to share responsibility rather than having men against women or women against men ...
NNA - Head of the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW
), Claudine Aoun Roukoz, participated Saturday in an environmental campaign aimed at collecting empty bullet shells left behind by hunters in the region of al-Aqoura.
They succeeded in being echoed by mediation from the President of the National Commission for Lebanese Women Claudine Aoun Roukoz, who responded that the NCLW
had made a request to change the title of the ministry, probably to replace "rehabilitation" with "empowerment."
NNA - The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW
) held at Movenpick Hotel on Monday, a consultative meeting with the committees active in the field of enhancing women's participation in the political life.
"The continued acceptance of child marriage and the fact that the law does not enforce a minimum age for marriage is further evidence to the failure of the legislation to keep up with changes in the status of women and the roles they play in society," NCLW
president Claudine Aoun Roukoz was quoted as saying.
The campaign is jointly organized in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mashreq Hospital, the Lebanese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (LSOG) and the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW
During the meeting, the president of NCLW
, Claudine Aoun Roukoz, presented the programs of NCLW
and the laws that still breach the basic rights of women.