Take five: “Women should lead the conversation on gender equality”

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 [...]

By |2021-02-24T01:03:52+02:00February 18th, 2021|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

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

A new coronavirus crisis: The outbreak of domestic violence in times of confinement

Check under the poster, the article at An-Nahar English about the public online discussion with Hayat Mirshad on the outbreak of domestic violence during COVID19 pandemic. by Ryme Alhussayni Source: Annahar Date added: 11 May 2020 BEIRUT: The new public health measures implemented around the world required the confinement of people to prevent the spread of [...]

By |2020-06-29T13:06:03+03:00April 30th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Hayat Mirshad member of the UN Women Youth Gender Innovation Agora

2020 will be a promising year for women's rights since it marks 25 years on the adoption of Beijing platform for action, 5 years since the Global Goals and 10 years anniversary of UN Women. Hayat Mirshad was part of Generation Equality campaign and Gender Innovation Agora, established by UN Women, along with a number of youth and gender equality advocates from the [...]

By |2019-09-03T22:35:01+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Media|0 Comments
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