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Situation Analysis of Gender Based Violence in Lebanon

Unique in the Arab world and in the MENA region, CAWTAR is an international, non-governmental organization with full diplomatic status, established through an agreement between the Arab Gulf Program for Development (AGFUND) and the Tunisian Government and based in Tunis. The board of trustees interacts with such United Nations organizations as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as founding members, and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) as observer; with such intergovernmental institutions as the League of Arab States and the World Bank; and with governmental organizations and institutions of many countries, including AGFUND and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).