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...

Fe-Male documents Women’s experiences with the revolution using Arts

In the year 2019, Fe-Male partnered with the Swedish Institute on a regional project that included Lebanon, Yemen and Jordan. that the project aimed at promoting gender equality through artistic and culture expressions and capture the positive changes in the region in terms of...

Journalists are every crisis frontliners: Fe-Male always works to ensure their wellbeing

Journalists Retreat
Media is a stressful profession, especially in conflict-ridden regions of the world, such as the Middle East.  Evidence shows that the rate of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among journalists can be as high as in war veterans.  This past year was full of consecutive crisis...

Hayat Mirshad – Among BBC list for the 100 Most inspiring and influential Women of 2020

Hayat Mirshad bbc
The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020. This year 100 Women is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.  Hayat Mirshad co-director of Fe-Male, feminist activist, journalist and humanitarian, was...

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...