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the National Strategy to Institutionalize Clinical Management of Rape Programming Within Public Health Facilities in Lebanon

Publication

Sexual violence, including rape and sexual harassment, is a problem that exists in all societies and in Lebanon.

The Ministry of Public Health, in cooperation with UNICEF, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the concerned NGOs, launched a strategy on clinical management of rape, aiming to institutionalize this service in a number of governmental hospitals and primary health care centers in Lebanon and to improve the quality of health care services while ensuring its connection to other services such as Forensic medicine, psychosocial support and protection services as well as to the domestic violence hotline services 1745.

This strategy is based on the principle of the right to obtain high-quality health care services that respect confidentiality and privacy, prevent stigma and ensure comprehensive services

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The Maternal Mental Health Guidelines for Healthcare Providers

Publication

In line with the national mental health strategy for Lebanon, the National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) at the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has jointly developed with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Lebanon the Maternal Mental Health Guidelines through the generous support of the Government of Canada.

 

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HIV/AIDS Infographics - Lebanon country profile

Publication

UNFPA ASRO developed a series of infographics on the situation of HIV/AIDS in 20 countries in the Arab states region.

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The National Strategy for Older Persons in Lebanon 2020-2030

Technical Reports and Document

The Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the Center for Studies on Aging in Lebanon (CSA) are pleased to present this “National Strategy for Older Persons” for the years 2020-2030, Lebanon’s first national strategy in this area.

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Factsheet_ Sexual and Reproductive Health Factsheet 2020

Fact Sheet

In 2020 the sexual and reproductive health programme led by UNFPA contributed to ensuring access to timely and quality life-saving interventions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the post Beirut Port explosions and the dire economic situation that increased vulnerabilities of the population

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Remote Gender Based Violence (GBV) Case Management during emergencies Guidelines

Publication

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, curfews, quarantines, and similar restrictions (variously described as stay-at-home orders, shutdowns or lockdowns) have been implemented in most countries around the world. Evidence has shown that circumstances under curfews and lockdowns have increased the risk factors for Gender-Based Violence (GBV) at the individual and social levels due to isolation and barriers to survivors and people at risk in seeking help and reporting their situation.

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Youth Factsheet - Quarter one 2021

Fact Sheet

Check out the results achieved during quarter 1, 2021 by UNFPA Lebanon amazing youth partners. 

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State of World Population 2021 - My Body is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it.

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Gender Based-Violence Factsheet: Quarter 1

Fact Sheet

The compounded crises currently affecting Lebanon is increasing the protection risks, especially for women, girls, and marginalized groups.

 

 

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GBV 2020 Annual Report

Newsletter

Economic contraction, skyrocketing poverty rates, and civil unrest have compounded needs among Lebanese and non-Lebanese communities in 2020. Lebanon hosts 1.5 million refugees, the largest number of displaced people per capita in the world, and most of them (80%) live below the poverty line. 

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