Lebwa's website was started in North America as a forum for dialogue for Lebanese and Lebanese American women.

Lebwa's purpose is to bring together those interested in Lebanese women's issues for discussion, reflection and sharing of resources and information.

Lebwa's objectives are:


This website was created on a volunteer basis in 1999 as an online forum for discussion about issues related to Women and Lebanon.

Please post your comments in the Blog or the Forum topic. Some of the photos and biographies of Lebanese women were put together by various members who belonged to the original listserv.

Lebanon's women yet to leave political sideline

Only 12 of the more than 500 candidates for parliament in the 2009 election are women. Fewer than half are expected to win. Bahia Hariri voices her opinion on the issue.

Everywoman: The women of Lebanon

How are Lebanese women coping after the 2006 war?