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

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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...

Feminist March in the Streets of Beirut: “Our Causes are Many, Our Anger is One”!

“Our causes are many, our anger is one,” was the main slogan that brought together thousands of women and over 21 NGOs and organizing fronts for the second consecutive year in 2018. As in the previous year, Fe-Male was one of the key organizers...

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...

Image Upon Request: The Launching of a Documentary, A Spotlight on Women’s Objectification in Media & Advertisements

In the presence of more than 100 officials, media, civil society members and activists, Fe-Male Organization, in partnership with the Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering-RDFL, launched “Image Upon Request” documentary on December 9, 2014 at UNESCO Palace. The documentary, part of Fe-Male’s online “Sell Your Product,...

Beirut Explosion 2020: Fe-Male Feminist Response

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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...

What’s Your Story: Women and Trans* reflect on struggles and successes

Women and trans* individuals in Lebanon shared their life experiences at a storytelling night hosted by Fe-Male and Hivos as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign. The “What’s Your Story?” event on December 1 provided a safe space for a...

The Heat Of A Cold March: Different Causes, Same Struggle

It was one of those cold, rainy mornings on which you wouldn’t envisage leaving home to grab a sack of gold from downstairs, let alone take part in a long march. Except if you had the passion to do that. Against all odds, our...

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...

Fe-Male and Plan International Host an Advocacy Round Table Discussion to Find Sustainable Period Poverty Solutions

BEIRUT: A round table discussion was held on Thursday, May 26, facilitated by the Fe-Male organization and Plan International in Lebanon, to devise a plan for ending period poverty in Lebanon, as a study carried out in 2021 by the two organizations shows that...

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...