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News >Fighting Gender Based Violence

From Jul 23,2018 - To Feb 23,2019
Fighting Gender Based Violence with the Embassy of Canada

GIRLS AND BOYS VOICES AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE is a high-scale project designed by Teach For Lebanon and funded by the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives to combat Gender Based Violence by enhancing the leadership of youth.

The Embassy of Canada to Lebanon is advocating for Gender Equality and working towards eliminating Gender Based Violence through advocacy and programming. Teach For Lebanon is proud to have designed this project funded by the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, involving 5 schools from 5 different regions and impacting more than 2000 beneficiaries. 

The project's closing ceremony was held at ESA Business school on February 23rd, and showcased students’ learnings at the presence of Her Excellency Mrs. Emmanuelle Lamoureux, Ambassador of Canada to Lebanon, and Dr. Youssef El Khalil,
Executive Director of Banque du Liban.

Press coverage by The Daily Star

Where We Work

Antelias Public School

Mount Lebanon- Antelias
Florida

Number of fellows: 1

students: 600

refugees: 600

"Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world”

- Nelson Mandela -