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.
The TuksRes Women in Leadership Academy (TRWLA) in partnership with the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), organized ahead of the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in October, an event titled “Going beyond hashtags: How are young women and men contributing to Women, Peace and Security implementation?”. Hayat Mirshad was one of the panelists, [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
For the second consecutive year, Hayat Mirshad cooperated with Internews within Aswatuna project in Iraq working on empowering women to participate equally as citizens and decision makers as a critical element of good governance and a fundamental prerequisite for peacebuilding, gender equality, and poverty reduction. Mirshad was the lead trainer and mentor of the project, [...]
Hayat Mirshad the guest of the Progressive Women Union, National Rehabilitation and Development Center and Farah Social Foundation on Facebook. A very interactive and interesting discussion hosted by Tatiana Skaff, where Mirshad spoke about Fe-Male organization recent work on combating online gender-based violence, ensuring women and girls cyber-security and safety and other aspects related to [...]
Hayat Mirshad speaking to AFP news agency about the #feminist march in #Beirut which saw thousand #women and #girls head out to join the larger protest in Downtown. This revolution is feminist, the patriarchy is deadly, the fight for LGBT rights, women’s rights, refugee rights, domestic workers rights it’s all one. We’re mad, and we’re here! #LebanonProtests