Education

Wednesday 31 October 2018

One in two children in Lebanon have been bullied

 

One in two children in Lebanon have been bullied at some point in their life, a new nationwide study by Save the Children has revealed.

A national survey has highlighted a massive underreported bullying issue in Lebanon, where children develop anxiety and even drop out of school as a result of being subjected to different forms of violence in their learning and community surroundings.

Tuesday 7 August 2018

From confronting to colouring

By Saro Manoukian*

It was the sound of a whirring pencil that first grasped my attention. All the other children in the class quietly and carefully coloured their pictures, paying close attention to the lines that they had to stay in, but not Ihab. He sat amongst the other children, but acted differently. He scribbled as quickly as he could, all over the page as if there were no lines at all. What he wanted to colour, he coloured, and he coloured with passion.

Monday 12 February 2018

No limits to fear

Sending their young daughter to read her first letter was a prospect that brought Heya’s parents more apprehension than excitement.

Thursday 2 November 2017

My Voice Matters Too

The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Save the Children bring children and decision-makers together in “My Voice Matters Too” national event

The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Save the Children have organised “My Voice Matters Too” seminar in Beirut on 31 October 2017.

Wednesday 19 July 2017

READY FOR TOMORROW: Save the Children Lebanon’s Annual Report 2016

Save the Children’s Annual Report for 2016 shows that the organisation has reached 366,000 people, including 225,000 children over the past year.

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