REDISCOVERING THE FUTURE OF INCLUSION & DIVERSITY IN LEBANON

This feature article is a commentary on steps being taken in Lebanon to promote intersectionality in the civil society sector. The aim is to express the concerns of different groups in Lebanon based on the concepts of socio-cultural inclusivity and diversity management. It features...

More than two-thirds of women and girls in Lebanon have difficulty accessing menstrual supplies!

 Today, 76% of women and girls in Lebanon suffer from difficulty in accessing menstrual products due to the sharp increase in prices resulting from the economic crisis and the collapse of the Lebanese currency.  A national statistical study carried out by Fe - Male in...

New Milestone in Fe-Male’s fight against Period Poverty

As part of our fight against period poverty, Fe-Male’s co-director Aliaa Awada and Plan International influencing manager Rachel Challita met today, the 8th of July, the committee of women and children at the Lebanese parliament to discuss this alarming issue.  Knowing that Fe-Male and Plan international...

Feminist Youth Clubs Challenging Gender inequalities for the Fourth consecutive year

“We need safe spaces where we can speak our mind and make decisions that benefit our communities” said a young girl from a conservative region in peripheral city in Lebanon. To do so, Fe-Male has mobilized young women and girls as well as engaged...

Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF)

The United Nations in Lebanon Launches Fund to Support Women’s Rights Organizations to Enhance Women’s Participation in the Beirut Port Explosion Response and Recovery Process – The Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) together with the United Nations in Lebanon announced the launch of...

Ethnic cleansing in Palestine; a call for action

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Lebanon Feminist Civil Society Platform Signatories’ statement: Ethnic cleansing in Palestine; a call for action We, the members of the Lebanon Feminist Civil Society Platform and who are the signatories to this statement have been following with grave concern the recent and repeated escalation of violence...

Self-Defense for Women and Girls: Safety away from Fear!

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, figures indicated that 1 out of 4 women in Lebanon are sexually harassed and 49% of those cases are perpetrated by the victims’ close relatives or acquaintances. According to the statistics of the General Directorate of Internal Security...

Girls online safety: Screens Do Not Protect Parenting Phase

The Internet can have a positive and empowering digital impact on our life, it is made easier within one click and knowledge is made more accessible for all. But this dynamic environment can also be harmful for girls. Internet safety or “e-safety” for children...

Sharika wa laken Website turns 5!

Throughout the years, women have been struggling to voice out their demands of equality and the right to live in dignity. Since the beginning of their fight against the patriarchal system, global feminist movements were formed and the journey for attaining justice and equality...

Fe-Male campaigns against the rise of domestic violence during COVID19: Women and Girls are not numbers!

Ongoing Domestic violence and crimes are faced by Women and girls in Lebanon every day. Some of the cases were reported throughout the media and supported by NGOs, spreading awareness and fighting to get justice for the victims. Unfortunately, till this day, abusers find...