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...

Regional training on enhancing gender-equality in audio-visual sector

On the 19th and 20th of February 2020, partner CSOs from the MedFilm project from seven countries; Lebanon, Algeria, Jordan, Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco and Libya, participated in the regional workshop that addressed the unjust relation between gender and the film making industry. The workshop...

“Promoting Gender Equality and Breaking Stereotypes about Women and Their Role in Films” Regional Conference in Beirut

"This major isn't for females; this is a man’s job; you should take care of the kids, you're their mom...". All the mentioned phrases, are phrases that females are frequently bombarded with when trying to pursue any career that is not "women-oriented" such as...

Fe-Male establishes a youth network within “My Fair Home” campaign

Youth are always at the heart of any change in any generation! Ever since Fe-Male established a partnership with The International Labor Organization-ILO within “My Fair Home” project, and in continuation for its work with youth all over Lebanon, the target was to build...

Fe-Male in the Front-lines of the Lebanese Revolution

Since its establishment, Fe-Male has always strived to strengthen the feminist movement, advance women’s rights, spread the demands and voice of every woman and girl, and empower them to take the lead in their lives. On October 17, 2019, Lebanon witnessed the first non-sectarian revolution...

“Holidays Away from Home” storytelling event

We chose to celebrate the migrant domestic workers differently during the year 2020. We wanted to listen, to give them a safe space to speak about what they endure while being away from their families in a foreign country that does not respect their...