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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A special report during MTV Prime Time News, Bil Roghem Min Kil Shi (English- Despite Everything) segment that highlights remarkable achievements for Lebanon. The report highlighted the inclusion of Hayat Mirshad in BBC’s 100 women list for the most inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020, considering it a remarkable achievement for [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
An interview on Aljadeed TV with journalist Milad Hadcheti within "Today's Morning" show, to speak about the selection of Hayat Mirshad for BBC 100 women list for the year 2020.
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.