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March is considered the month of "Women" in Lebanon where three major occasions are celebrated to highlight the role of women in our society as activists, teachers and mothers.On March 7, the National Commission for Lebanese Women organized a national consultation on women's issues, titled "Unifying Vision and Coordinating Efforts," under the patronage and presence of the first lady, Nadia Shamy Aoun. It was a Lebanese consultation among governmental stakeholders to stress the urgent societal needs to achieve gender equality.Another important day for Lebanese women is March 9, on which Lebanon celebrates Teachers' Day in recognition of the teachers' role in shaping our society through building the knowledge and awareness of our generations.Finally, March 21 is Mother's Day, an important day for Lebanese women and families at large. Lebanon is entering a new phase on economic, social and political fronts.
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