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

Lebanese Journalist Ranked Among BBC’s 100 Most Inspiring & Influential Women

Lebanese activist, journalist, and humanitarian Hayat Mirshad has been named among the 100 top influential and inspiring women for 2020 by BBC. Hayat is the co-founder of Fe-Male, a pioneer feminist collective in Lebanon founded in 2012 that fights for a gender equitable society where every woman and girl enjoys her rights and has her [...]

By |2020-11-27T23:58:19+02:00November 25th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Middle Eastern women feature on the BBC’s most influential list

Women from the Middle East and North Africa feature prominently on the BBC’s list of the 100 most influential women of 2020. Among the women from the region celebrated for “leading change and making a difference” are British-Iraqi public health expert Dr Nisreen Alwan and Lebanese human rights activist Hayat Mirshad. The head of the [...]

By |2020-11-28T00:06:00+02:00November 24th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

BBC 100 Women 2020: Who is on the list this year?

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020. The list included 11 Arab women, and one Lebanese who is Hayat Mirshad.  This year 100 Women is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times. The list includes Sanna Marin, [...]

By |2020-11-27T23:45:50+02:00November 23rd, 2020|Media|0 Comments

We Have Always Been Here: The power of feminist civil society organizations in addressing compounded humanitarian crises

Feminist activist Hayat Mirshad asked a powerful question to international actors and donors: "Feminist activists and organizations have always been here, at the heart of humanitarian crises. Will you stand with us?". Mirshad's intervention came within an online webinar organized by Women Deliver aiming to give a platform for feminist CSOs and activists responding to [...]

By |2020-10-18T23:15:43+03:00September 30th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Fe-Male’s work featured by FRIDA: This is a Feminist Revolution!

FRIDA Young Feminist Collective launched a video that spotlights the powerful work of Fe-Male, a feminist collective that is redefining the way women are seen in the media by demanding and producing fairer representation of women’s stories in Lebanon, through featuring Fe-Male's co-founder and co-director Hayat Mirshad. How do we create a society that views [...]

By |2020-08-11T21:55:16+03:00June 20th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Lebanese hold feminist march in Beirut

Hayat Mirshad speaking to AFP news agency about the #feminist march in #Beirut which saw thousand #women and #girls head out to join the larger protest in Downtown. This revolution is feminist, the patriarchy is deadly, the fight for LGBT rights, women’s rights, refugee rights, domestic workers rights it’s all one. We’re mad, and we’re here! #LebanonProtests

By |2019-12-01T16:30:22+02:00November 3rd, 2019|Media|0 Comments
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