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Women of Lebanon: Interviews with Champions for Peace Nelda LaTeef

Women of Lebanon: Interviews with Champions for Peace

Nelda LaTeef

Published October 26th 2012
ISBN : 9780786472796
Paperback
283 pages
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 About the Book 

Despite seventeen years of civil war that left 150,000 dead, 425,000 injured, and nearly a million refugees within their own country, many Lebanese women successfully protected their natural heritage and helped to restore order within their society.MoreDespite seventeen years of civil war that left 150,000 dead, 425,000 injured, and nearly a million refugees within their own country, many Lebanese women successfully protected their natural heritage and helped to restore order within their society. Forty-two Lebanese women from arts and literature, education, government, law, social work, the media, business and medicine discuss the effects of war on their careers and humanitarian efforts, their personal lives, families, and careers. Many of these women lost relatives and homes. In spite of such devastation, their stories confirm the power of endurance and also convey the significance of womens issues within Lebanon.