Mastering the Art of First Impressions

Mastering the Art of First Impressions

We are all fascinated by the mystery of body language and the power of first impressions. This topic saw its heydays at various points, however…

Egypt’s Divorced Mothers Struggle for Their Rights

Egypt’s Divorced Mothers Struggle for Their Rights

When Iman objected to her husband’s decision to take a second wife, he threw her out of the house with their two children. She knocked…

Egypt vs. Human Rights: The UN's 'Pro-Homosexual' Resolutions

Egypt vs. Human Rights: The UN's 'Pro-Homosexual' Resolutions

In June 2016, the Human Rights Council passed a resolution on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The resolution…

Why I Stay Single

Why I Stay Single

For the first time in my life, I went to a speed dating event in Beirut. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, there…

Parenting: The Ultimate Job

Parenting: The Ultimate Job

As a psychologist, I am constantly asked about parenting, about doing the right thing and about what really matters in child-rearing. Parenting is always a…

What the UN Really Wants to Say About Lebanon

What the UN Really Wants to Say About Lebanon

The UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights has released its concluding observations on Lebanon. The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)…