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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Civic activism and participation
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Year approved:2014

Campaign for Right to Civil Marriage

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: CHAML (Non-Violent Non-Sectarian Citizenly Youth)
  • Start date: 15 December 2014
  • End date: 14 December 2015

Initiative summary:

The Non-Sectarian Non-Violent Youth Lebanese Citizens (CHAML) NGO is campaigning for the right to civil non-confessional marriage in Lebanon.

The country’s laws do not provide citizens’ the possibility of civil marriages, i.e. outside of religious institutions. CHAML is working for a legal breakthrough based on the current existing national legislation.

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