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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]