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Gender, Technology & the Future of Human Rights in a Digital Age

Hayat Mirshad took part in the Global NetHope 20th Anniversary Summit, where she joined pioneer panelists, Vanessa Ceia, Michael Borum and Vilas Dhar in a session organized and led by Oxfam, titled “Gender, Technology & the Future of Human Rights in a Digital Age”. Mirshad and other panelists discussed the trends and issues present at [...]

By |2021-11-26T23:54:31+02:00November 19th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Mirshad Moderates “Investing in Local Women Leaders on the Front Lines” Global Panel

Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund organized a global event on the sidelines of the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, highlighting the urgent need to amplify the voices and support more women working on the front lines of conflict and crises. This expert panel was moderated by Hayat Mirshad, Feminist [...]

By |2021-10-23T23:32:21+03:00October 15th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Virtual panel discussing the role of the media in establishing good governance

Under the framework of the “Good Governance Forum”, the Observatory for Public Service and Good Governance (OFP) at the Saint Joseph University - Beirut, in collaboration with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), organized a virtual panel discussion entitled: “The role of the media in establishing good governance”. The panel included a line up of experts and journalists: [...]

By |2021-10-23T23:02:36+03:00October 8th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Interview with Uncaged Youth led Magazine- BBC 100 most Influential and Inspiring Women 2020

By Rana Amr You are in the 3rd grade, you’re sitting on your bench in class reading the Arabic subject book with your teacher, and then you read a sentence that says, "My Mom prepares food while Dad reads the newspaper". You may not feel it, but that’s when the idea was planted in your [...]

By |2021-06-29T18:15:43+03:00June 18th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Mirshad to Skynews: Changing the Lives of Vulnerable Women and Girls; A Primary Goal

In an eight-minute video report, Hayat Mirshad portrayed the reality and struggles of women and girls not only in the Arab world, but across the globe. Following naming her as one of BBC’s Top 100 Influencers, Mirshad’s activism and work towards advancing women’s rights and improving their statuses was highlighted in SkyNews نجاحهنّ Programme, which [...]

By |2021-11-26T22:28:50+02:00June 12th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Hayat Mirshad Joins CARE International’s 2021-2023 Feminist Advisory Board

This year, Hayat Mirshad has been selected as one of CARE International’s Feminist Advisory Board members (FAB) representing the Middle East and North Africa along with three other feminist activists from grassroots, national, regional and international civil society movements representing Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean. The FAB will contribute to the [...]

By |2021-11-26T22:04:19+02:00May 20th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

“If you lose hope, there is no meaning to life”: Hayat Mirshad on fighting gender inequality in Lebanon

Elizabeth Gregory talks to Hayat Mirshad, the activist and journalist fighting for a better future in a country struggling to survive. Power cuts have been a regular occurrence in Lebanon for decades — but now the country is on the precipice of falling into total darkness. When I meet Hayat Mirshad, activist and journalist, co-founder of feminist [...]

By |2021-05-26T00:18:34+03:00May 20th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Memory as Resistance: Beirut celebrates the legacy of the unwavering feminist Nawal El Saadawi

By: Tala Ramadan One month on, Nawal El Saadawi’s tribute of Love was set in the middle of the Lebanese capital- Beirut to tell her stories and share narratives with those who interacted with Nawal or her writings. On Sunday 25th of April, Riad Al-Solh Square was filled with women who organize, mobilize, fight, work, [...]

By |2021-05-26T00:11:20+03:00April 27th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

What kind of movement do we want to leave for the future generation?

Op-ed By Hayat Mirshad, At the beginning of my engagement in the feminist movement, I publicly criticized another feminist and soon came to regret it. As my activism matured and I alongside it, I realized that this kind of behavior only serves to harm a movement already operating in a society much too eager to [...]

By |2021-04-23T09:33:08+03:00April 23rd, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Karama CSW65: Women in Leadership in Law, Politics, and Peace

To inform the discussions at the 65th Commission on the Status of Women and look at the state of legal and constitutional reform in the region, with particular consideration to progress toward eliminating violence against women, and the impact of COVID-19, Karama Women’s Network hosted a three-day digital conference in March 2021. The organizers sought [...]

By |2021-11-26T22:17:58+02:00March 26th, 2021|Media|0 Comments
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