Someone tell Syria that today's the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
An Arab woman veils her face.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Violence against women, bleeding wound in the Syrian conflict
On this day to remember the need to constantly campaign for women around the world and their rights, the strategies in Syria to use violence against women as a war tactic are all the more gruesome and painful.
Source: Anhri Blog
political corruption + economic injustice = increased pollution, poverty
What officially began as rehabilitation efforts for the fishermen’s ports in Beirut became construction efforts to privatize the port and deny these fishermen their livelihoods.
Source: Green Resistence
Human Rights Approach to Environmental Management in Jordan
Access to clean water is a basic human right that directly ties into the need to maintain the standards of environmental rights as well.
Source: Arab Environment Watch