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

Palestine
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...

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...