Women call for rights, lead change in Lebanon protests

Protests in Lebanon are continuing even as a new government under Prime Minister Hassan Diab has been sworn in.

But grassroots women’s groups, who were at the forefront of the protests since they started in October are also calling for the recognition of their rights and other marginalised groups.

Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports from Beirut, Lebanon.

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In This Story: Lebanon

Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

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