This study aims to contribute to a greater understanding of how masculinities and gender relations are affected by the post-conflict setting and by the impact of conflict-related displacement in Lebanon. It was carried out as a partner study to the International Men and Gender Equality Survey - Middle East and North Africa Region (IMAGES MENA). IMAGES MENA includes representative household surveys with men and women ages 59-18 in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine. The research and dissemination of the regional IMAGES MENA study, along with this report, was coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, under the UN Women Regional Program, “Men and Women for Gender Equality,” funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), with additional support from the Arcus Foundation, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (via Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW), the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), and the United States Department of State in partnership with Vital Voices. This qualitative study was specifically supported by the USIP.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.