More about Fe-Male’s response to end Period Poverty: Sanitary and Hygiene Kits’ Distribution in Karantina

Period poverty is without a question the new reality in Lebanon: Sanitary pads and menstrual products are becoming a luxury for women and girls! “I usually consume two packs of menstrual pads per period, I wonder if I will still be able to afford them in...

Fe-Male’s Open Day – A Small Step into Healing

Several burdens are weighing down the country, and while people are trying to maintain a certain level of resilience, young women and girls are definitely the most affected by the simultaneous unfortunate events, caring for themselves and their families at the same time. Consulting...

Period Poverty in Lebanon: A call to act against this new Reality!

“I usually consume two packs of menstrual pads per period, I wonder if I will still be able to afford them in the future. The prices are going crazy and this is becoming an additional source of anxiety, not only for me, but for many...

Women of Beirut: Fe-Male documents women experiences and testimonials related to Beirut explosion

Women stories after Beirut blast 2020
As a result of the Beirut blast on the 4th of August 2020, more than 200 people have died, more than 6000 were injured, few became disabled for life, 300,000 have found themselves displaced, and many remain missing. Pre-existing vulnerabilities are amplified especially for women...

“My Fair Home”: Fe-Male campaigns for the rights of migrant domestic workers for the 3rd consecutive year

My fair Home campaign
Lebanon is home to more than 250,000 migrant domestic workers, mostly women, who come from African and Asian countries and work in private householder.  However, and with the economic crisis and the Covid19 pandemic that Lebanon is passing through lately especially after Beirut’s explosion,...

A GENDERED DISASTER RESPONSE PLAN: LEARNING FROM THE PAST

Girls after Beirut exlposion
Fe-Male joined UN Women and 43 other feminist activists & organizations to voice the demand of a gendered response to Beirut’s Blast through the Charter of demands "A GENDERED DISASTER RESPONSE PLAN: LEARNING FROM THE PAST". This Charter represents our concerns and demands for an...

Beirut Explosion 2020: Fe-Male Feminist Response

Women after Beirut explosion
Photo credit: Copyright 2020 NPR.   Since mid-2019, Lebanon has been witnessing unstable social, economic, and political conditions, whereby the corrupt patriarchal and sectarian system involved the country and its citizens in a whirlpool of crises one after the other. The consecutive series of injustices and...

Frida featuring Fe-Male

How do we create a society that views and portrays women as fully human? Fe-Male, a feminist collective in Lebanon has spent 7 years answering this question by challenging society, advocating for women’s rights, producing alternative media and mobilizing against narrow patriarchal definitions of...

Fe-Male Launches “Screens Do Not Protect” National Campaign

In line with our purpose to eliminate injustice against women, Fe-Male has been following closely and with great concern the growing number of reported cases of cyber violence against women and girls. According to Fe-Male’s exclusive data from The Internal Security Forces Directorate in...

Fe-Male Monitors and Takes Actions- Prime Time TV Show Pitfall

On April 2, 2020 and during this crucial time of the global health crisis, the Coronavirus Pandemic, the famous Lebanese comedian, Wissam Saad, also known as Abou Talal, criticized women and young girls who dance while using the “TikTok” application, and compared them to...