Aggression, brutality, and threats accompanying a Freedoms March

Source: FEMALE organization Despite the increased backlash against the feminist and LGBTQ+ movement in Lebanon, on Saturday, September 30, 2023, a group of 30 associations, organizations, and media and human rights institutions, among them, FEMALE, aimed at organizing a march under the title “Freedoms March”, during which a significant violation of freedoms occurred. This march [...]

By |2023-10-06T17:48:53+03:00October 3rd, 2023|Media|0 Comments

A Protest Movement in Beirut to Square up Against Policies of Oppression and Muzzled Voices

A group of independent activists and journalists carried out a movement in front of the Palace of Justice in Beirut, in the wake of summoning the editor-in-chief of “Sharika Wa Laken” platform, Hayat Mirshad, to appear before the Cybercrimes Bureau. Earlier, The Alternative Press Syndicate had called for action to protest the obstinate refusal of [...]

By |2023-10-06T17:18:10+03:00June 3rd, 2023|Media|0 Comments

Activist Hayat Mirshad refuses to appear before criminal court

The complaint was filed against the co-founder and executive director at FEMALE and editor in chief of Sharika wa Laken feminist platform by actor and director Joe Kodeih. L'Orient-Le Jour / 02 June 2023 14:15 Dozens of people rallied outside the Beirut Justice Palace on Thursday in support of activist and journalist Hayat Mirshad, who [...]

By |2023-06-06T00:27:53+03:00June 2nd, 2023|Media|0 Comments

Hayat Mirshad Summoned for Interrogation… A Battle of Snatching Freedoms and Believing Survivors

In a new attempt to suppress journalists and activists and silence them, The Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Protection Bureau subpoenaed Editor in Chief of “Sharika wa Laken” and the Executive Director of FEMALE Organization, journalist and feminist activist, Hayat Mirshad, to appear before the Bureau next Thursday, on June 1. The Bureau, an affiliate to [...]

By |2023-05-29T19:10:55+03:00May 29th, 2023|Media|0 Comments

LGBTQI+, Migrant and Stateless Communities supported to lead Advocacy and Outreach efforts

In her capacity as an advocacy and communications expert, Hayat Mirshad worked on a 4 months project with Legal Action Worldwide- LAW to support their efforts in enhancing and advancing the capacities of change-makers from marginalized backgrounds, through developing the capacities of 50 community advocates, from the LGBTQI+, migrant and stateless communities, on advocacy, communication, [...]

By |2023-05-29T19:45:48+03:00May 24th, 2023|Media|0 Comments

CSW67: Mobilizing for SRHR, Gender Justice and Digital Rights

The 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women was held from March 6 to 17, 2023 in New York City, with the primary focus being the theme of "Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls." Hayat Mirshad, [...]

By |2023-03-23T21:22:57+02:00March 15th, 2023|Media|0 Comments

“My Life, My Decision”: Supporting Young Women and Girls in MENA Region to Lead Change

Within She Leads regional project, and in her capacity as an advocacy, communication and gender expert, Hayat Mirshad collaborated with Plan International Lebanon team on a consultancy basis to develop over a period of 7 months the capacities of 25 young girls from different countries in the MENA region on gender, advocacy, communication, and use [...]

By |2023-03-23T22:28:21+02:00February 15th, 2023|Media|0 Comments

#16Days of Activism: Intergenerational dialogue with Charlotte Bunch, Hayat Mirshad and Amani Aruri

Feminist leaders from across the world and generations kicked off Karama’s conference to mark the 16 Days of Activism earlier this week. The event explored how various factors contribute to violence against women and girls, the work ongoing to address these factors, the impact of crises such as COVID-19, climate change, conflict, political instability and [...]

By |2022-01-02T20:44:27+02:00December 3rd, 2021|Media|0 Comments

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
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