The Exploitation of Women in Lebanon: A Firsthand Perspective

Kit Roberts
Aug 25, 2020 · 8 min read

On the 4th of August, in the late afternoon, a video was taken showing a woman hoovering on a shaded apartment balcony with a little girl playing behind her. After a few moments, the cataclysmic explosion from Beirut’s port ravages the balcony. Before the curtains have even settled, she scoops up the child without a thought or moment’s pause and dashes inside to relative safety.