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The Center for Women's Business Research provides data-driven knowledge that advances the economic, social and political impact of women business owners and their enterprises. This data driven knowledge provides the business imperative for embracing women business owners as customers, suppliers, community leaders, public policy influencers and role models for business leadership.

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'Karama' is the Arabic word for dignity, as well as an initiative fueled by a coalition of partners as constituencies to build a movement to end violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa. Karama puts emphasis on women from the ground up, addressing violence as they define it, with solutions of their own design.

Launched in 2005 to provide a framework for coordination, cooperation, and linkage among people working to stop violence against women, Karama has initiated an unprecedented range of multi-sectoral collaboration and advocacy by women across the region at the national, regional, and international levels.

Karama's partners include organizations in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and Palestine with experience in political advocacy, research, service provision, community outreach, and working with targeted groups.

Lebanese

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Association profile available in 3 languages ( English, Arabic and French); in brief "Association Najdeh was founded in 1976 by a group of independent Lebanese women and men to secure immediate income to Palestinian refugee women who became the main breadwinner of their families after being displaced from Tel-Za'atar camp. Najdeh's mission is to empower women and children, the most disadvantaged elements of the refugee community, with the tools necessary to a more-participatory role in their community economically, socially and educationally in order to contribute concretely to the development of the overall Palestinian refugee community in Lebanon. Najdeh provides a core program of social, psychological, educational, economic, and advocacy. "

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International Relief and Development (IRD) is one of the premier organizations implementing development services and programs across a broad spectrum of regions and technical activities. In brief : "Our mission is to reduce the suffering of the world's most vulnerable groups and to provide tools and resources needed to increase their self-sufficiency. We accomplish this mission by running targeted, cost-effective development programs that improve the lives of these vulnerable groups. We work in regions of the world that present social, political, and technical challenges, and particularly specialize in helping communities affected by conflict and war to recover and improve. We collaborate with a wide range of organizations to design and implement humanitarian relief and development aid programs."

Lebanese

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Promoting Women's Participation in the Economic and Public Sectors in North Lebanon
Project by René Moawad Foundation; The webpage assembles the project summary with
key results

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Anat syria are providing employment to Palestinian refugee women as well as Syrian women.
They are preserving the old textile traditions by learning understanding and practising them. They think that they can only be preserved if modern designs are developed based on the old traditions but at the same time fitting the modern way of life.

International

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Project summary available in English. In brief : "Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Lebanon (LCPF) is the Lebanese branch of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and was established in 1962. WILPF's main aims are to" bring together women of different political beliefs and philosophies who are united in their determination to study, make known and help abolish the causes and the legitimization of war; to work toward world peace; total and universal disarmament; the abolition of violence and coercion in the settlement of conflict and its replacement in every case by negotiation and conciliation; to support the civil society to democratise the UN system; to promote political and social equality and economic equity; to enhance environmentally sustainable development.
The purpose of the Review was twofold: To assess the results of the project cooperation between LCPF and IKFF, including the main project "Capacity-building for a culture of peace"; and secondly, to assess the administrative and organisational models utilised by IKFF and LCPF. "

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Women are the foundation of every society. Yet for many women in the world's poorest regions, life is extraordinarily difficult. Through innovative health, agricultural, business and education programs, Mercy Corps builds on the courage and resourcefulness of women to help them realize their potential and improve their families and communities.

Lebanese

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Lebanon affiliate of the international Young Women's Christian Association, provides social and educational development programs for women.

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In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization's goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system, which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment

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