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 18 September 2018

It’s time to ban child marriage in Lebanon

Photo credit: RDFL


By Aliaa Awada, Media Advocacy and Communications Manager, Save the Children Lebanon

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.

Wednesday 20 June 2018

“When the buses come”

By: Ahmed Bayram & Aliaa Awada

Ascending rugged hills uncovers the fertile mountains that embrace this village. Shebaa, on the southeastern edge of Lebanon, is a typically calm place that has gone quieter this morning. It has taken us three hours to get here which, by Lebanon’s standards, is a marathon journey.

Monday 26 March 2018

Seven years in the eyes of a child

The damaged schools that children in Syria once learned in and the abandoned parks where young friends spent joyful times have been visited by viewers in Lebanon over a 100 kilometres away, with a pair of Virtual Reality glasses.