The Legal Agenda

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The Legal Agenda is a Beirut-based non-governmental non-profit organization that addresses issues of legal activism, reform, and transformation in the context of social and political change in the Arab world. They aim to challenge conventional wisdom that the law is a ‘technical’ matter of little social influence. They argue that law is a primary tool of shaping society and establishing different forms of hegemony and control over marginalized groups. By monitoring legal developments and public policy in Lebanon and the rest of the Arab world, they aim to eliminate this ideological barrier between law and society. They hope to turn legal activism from an abusive tool of authority into an emancipatory one for disadvantaged groups including women, laborers, refugees, and LGBT.

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Beirut, Lebanon

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Middle East, North Africa

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