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Women and the Family in Lebanon: Figures and Facts

Hassan Hammoud


In collaboration with the United Nations Development Program, the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs has completed a survey ' that provides for the first time in 65 years a comprehensive profile of the population in post-war Lebanon. One of its several objectives was to identify the demographic, educational, social, and occupational characteristics of Lebanese society. If properly considered, such information could play a major role in the decision-making process over several public policies in the country. The data of the survey are presented in 187 statistical tables . I will analyse selected tables related to the status and characteristics of women and the family.


Survey; Post-war Lebanon; Family


Lebanon: Ministry of Social Affairs. Population and Household Survey 1994 - 1996.

Lebanon: Central Statistical Administration. Statistical Survey 1970.

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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.785


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