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April 1, 2014

Is Lebanon's domestic violence law a win for women?

Critics say Lebanese parliament approved law with missing amendments.
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Although Lebanon's parliament passed a law Tuesday criminalising domestic violence, many activists are holding off on celebrations because they say the law does not go far enough to protect women. Some still applauded the government in taking a step forward on the issue.

From Lebanese online, the reactions were mixed: 

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