Feminists In Lebanon Raise Their Voices Against The Demeaning Status Of Women

On the occasion of mother’s day and women’s month, Fe-Male organized along with Bassmeh, a Lebanese community-based organization, on Saturday 19 March 2022 a sit-in with the participation of more than 40 women and men at the Martyr’s Square- Beirut to advocate for women’s...

Young people are the leaders of tomorrow… Fe-Male in the schools for interactive discussions

It comes as no surprise that a lot of young people in the modern-day do not recognize the need for feminism. Although, women and girls face sexism every single day. From catcalls in the street to not being taken seriously, to receiving unproper education...

Pre Lebanese Elections 2022: Preparing Youth for Active Engagement

As a part of Fe-Male's project on “Promoting Women and Youth Political and Civic Participation” and under our partnership with the French Embassy, Fe-Male implemented 6 full days of capacity development training workshops led by electoral, political and gender experts in its centers in...

We’ve Got Exciting News: Fe-Male is Expanding

One of Fe-Male’s main goals is to expand and strengthen the feminist movement by providing women with a safe haven for them to express themselves and to help them grow and break the unjust social and legal restrictions forced on them. Fe-Male realized early...

The Beirut Blast: Discussing Its Gendered Impact and Response

On Friday, October 1st, 2021, and within “Beirut Blast: The Untold Stories of Women and Girls and their Role in Recovery,” Fe-Male, in partnership with Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund and UN Women, organized a consultation meeting in the Beity Association office in Gemmayze. Through...

Charter of Demands by Feminist Activists and Women’s Rights Organisations in Lebanon: A Gendered Disaster Response Plan

Feminist activists and women’s rights organizations in Lebanon, signatories to this Charter, are concerned with the human toll of the explosion of the Beirut port which took place on August 4th, 2020. This has come against a background of severe economic hardship, an unprecedented...

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...