When clashes broke out in Beirut, Lebanon, between youths from a predominantly Christian neighborhood and an adjacent Shia Muslim neighborhood, many worried the country's anti-government protests would turn sectarian. So, women came out from both sides of the old divide to say never again.
Tens of thousands of Lebanese protested on Sunday to keep up a nationwide street movement that has brought down the government, hours after a smaller rally of thousands was held to support the embattled president.
Lebanon's Prime Minister's resignation is unlikely to trigger the changes that the protestors are demanding.
Mass protests are unfolding across the Middle East and North Africa, as demonstrators take to the streets to decry a wide range of social and political ills.
Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese have been demonstrating in recent weeks over government corruption and the high cost of living, in what is shaping up as one of the largest protest movements in the country’s history.
The protests in Lebanon are linked to the extreme level of inequality in the country.