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

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

Mirshad Op-Ed at The Guardian: Grassroots groups hold Beirut together, yet big NGOs suck up the cash

Every person in Lebanon has probably been asked: “Where were you during the Beirut port explosion?” My response is always the same: I was here, in Beirut. On 4 August, when the explosion ignited our skies, I was here – fighting for my life as windows, doors, and buildings collapsed around me. I was still here [...]

By |2020-10-18T22:09:59+03:00August 27th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

GNWP virtual Panel “Young Women Leaders & Peacebuilders on the Frontlines of Crises”

On August 14, 2020 the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders & it's Young Women Leaders for Peace hosted a virtual panel discussion "Young Women Leaders & Peacebuilders on the Frontlines of Crises" with the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Austrian Development Cooperation, Permanent Missions of Canada, the Dominican Republic, Finland, Norway, and [...]

By |2020-10-18T22:22:06+03:00August 14th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

The Coalition For Women In Journalism Features Women Journalists Reporting on Beirut Blasts

During the recent Beirut explosions that killed more than 150 people and wounded thousands causing destruction of businesses, shops and newsrooms as well as tearing through homes, the Coalition For Women In Journalism, a global support network for women in journalism, featured, appreciated the hard work and extended its support to women journalists on the [...]

By |2020-08-11T22:33:11+03:00August 9th, 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
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