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.
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, [...]
An interview with Hayat Mirshad, Fe-Male co-director, on OTV with Rima Hamdan to discuss the issue of the rise in cases of violence against women and girls in Lebanon during COVID19 and the lockdown. Mirshad focused mainly on domestic violence and online gender-based violence.
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, [...]
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 [...]