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How the exclusion of women has cost Libya

At a recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on November 18, 2019 concerning Libya, members were privileged to hear from Rida Al-Tubuly, advocate for peace and co-founder of Together We Build It, a nonprofit that supports a peaceful democratic transition in the country by empowering women to play an …

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Libya: Now couples must show marriage certificates when going out in public in Tripoli

Amid the ongoing war, lack of security, bad financial and service status in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the Special Deterrence Force (SDF) based in Mitiga Airport has become a religious police arresting any male and female in public together if they are not married and have marriage certificates on them.

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Amnesty International: Libyan women human rights defenders remain under attack

Libyan women activists, bloggers and journalists are increasingly being silenced as they face gender-based violence in the form of physical assault, abductions and sexual violence, as well as smear campaigns, gender-related slurs and attempts at intimidation, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

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Libyan women call for more involvement in politics

28 leading Libyan women discussed in a two-day consultative meeting, organized by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the impact of women’s participation in the political life in Libya.

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