A Tribute of Love to Nawal El Saadawi of the World!

Feminists, journalists and authors from the Arab world have gathered virtually to pay tribute to the life and legacy of the late Dr. Nawal El Saadawi, the leading Egyptian feminist activist and writer who died on Sunday March 21, 2021 at the age of 89, and vowed her work would live on through the generations [...]

By |2021-03-28T22:45:02+03:00March 25th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

IWD 2021 Awareness Raising sessions

For the occasion of the International Women's Day 2021, Hayat Mirshad was invited to conduct four different awareness raising sessions tackling the issues of women's rights, feminism and the rise of domestic violence and crimes against women and girls. Instagram Live attended by 36 young girls and boys and organized by the Women's movement club [...]

By |2021-03-12T23:26:28+02:00March 10th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

IWD2021: Ensuring Women’s Right to Peaceful Assembly

A webinar titled "#IWD2021: Ensuring Women’s Right to Peaceful Assembly" and organized by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, the Mesoamerican Initiative of women human rights defenders, and the Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association, Clément N. Voule, where Hayat Mirshad shared as a speaker her experience and [...]

By |2021-03-12T23:41:02+02:00March 4th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Take five: “Women should lead the conversation on gender equality”

A interview with UN Women including 5 questions! Hayat Mirshad is a 32-year-old Lebanese feminist, human rights activist and gender, communications and advocacy expert. As co-founder of the feminist collective FE-MALE in Lebanon, she advocates against discriminatory gender norms and policies and works closely with UN Women’s Men and Women for Gender Equality programme funded by the Government of Sweden. The programme [...]

By |2021-02-24T01:03:52+02:00February 18th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Thomson Reuters: Murders of women spark anger in Lebanon as domestic violence doubles

Lebanon hit by spate of murders targeting women as authorities say coronavirus lockdowns have doubled domestic violence cases By Timour Azhari and Katy Migiro BEIRUT, Feb 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The murder of three women has provoked outrage in Lebanon, as authorities revealed a doubling of domestic abuse reports in a country that recently [...]

By |2021-02-21T16:42:24+02:00February 10th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Murder of a Lebanese model reignites conversations about violence against women in the country

In Lebanon, officials and women’s rights groups have reported a dramatic increase in the number of domestic violence cases since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown restrictions in comparison to previous years. Below is a report for Aljadeed TV about one of the latest crimes against women and girls in the country, where [...]

By |2021-02-21T16:36:42+02:00January 30th, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Lebanese Activist Makes It To BBC’s 100 Women List For 2020

A wonderful stride for Lebanese women! Lebanese feminist, activist, and journalist Hayat Mirshad has made it to BBC 100 Women for 2020, a carefully-curated list that compiles 100 of the most influential and inspiring women from all over the world every year. In light of her fight for equal rights for young girls and women all over [...]

By |2020-11-28T01:42:29+02:00November 28th, 2020|Media|0 Comments
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