Hayat Mirshad, jeune féministe battante, fait la chasse aux stéréotypes et aux comportements machistes

La cofondatrice libanaise du collectif Fe-Male figure sur la liste BBC des 100 femmes les plus inspirantes et influentes du monde pour l’année 2020. OLJ / Par Anne-Marie El-HAGE Elle est féministe jusqu’au bout des ongles. Et le revendique fièrement dans sa vie quotidienne, ses tenues vestimentaires, ses discours enflammés et sans compromis pour la protection [...]

By |2020-11-28T00:20:14+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

‘Shadow pandemic’ of violence against women to be tackled with $25m UN fund

The UN is to spend $25m (£19m) from its emergency fund to address what has been called the “shadow pandemic” of gender-based violence against women displaced by wars and disasters. The money will be divided between the UN population fund (UNFPA) and UN Women, and at least 30% of it must be given to women-led local [...]

By |2020-11-28T01:40:24+02:00November 24th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Hayat Mirshad Nomination to BBC 100 Women Among Trending News on Social Media

On the day of launching BBC’s 100 women list that highlighted the most inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020, Hayat Mirshad nomination was among the top trending news on social media. Below is a report from MTV Prime Time News, Connected segment that speaks about digital media trends.  

By |2020-11-28T00:39:02+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

Going Beyond Hashtags: Young Women contributions to Peace and Security

The TuksRes Women in Leadership Academy (TRWLA) in partnership with the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), organized ahead of the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in October, an event titled “Going beyond hashtags: How are young women and men contributing to Women, Peace and Security implementation?”. Hayat Mirshad was one of the panelists, [...]

By |2020-11-16T20:43:33+02:00October 23rd, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Period Poverty: The New Reality For Women and Girls in Lebanon

A special interview on MTV about Fe-Male organization work on ground aiming to encounter the stigma around menstruation and fight period poverty in Lebanon, mainly through advocacy and distribution of hygiene and health kits for women in need in Beirut areas that were affected by the recent explosion in August 2020. Hayat Mirshad, Fe-Male's co-director, [...]

By |2020-11-28T01:27:43+02:00October 9th, 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
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