Join the Fight for Legal Equality, Protection and Social Change

“What I admire most about Lebanese women rights’ defenders is their creativity and inventiveness. I hope that more and more women and men will join the fight for legal equality, protection and social change.” [hr] VISIT NIINA’S FACEBOOK PAGE:   

Every Woman/Human Being Makes a Difference

“International Women’s Day” (March 8) will be celebrated this year in many countries around the world, including Lebanon and Western Asia. This Day recognizes women for their achievements, their struggles and their diversity. It is also an occasion for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women, while diligently reminding […]

A New Feminist Wave in Lebanon or the Path to Democratization

The study of Feminist/Women’s movements not only contributes to our understanding of women’s experiences of political and social change, but also helps to bridge the gaps between local activism and feminist theory. Feminist claims and organizations in Lebanon and most Western Asian countries are not new, and credit for the growth of new Feminisms must […]

Oh dear Jackie what have you done?

Let me start by saying that as a Middle Eastern 22-year-old I always take a bit of pride being from a country that is more liberated and open than its counterparts. Some name(d) it the Switzerland of the Middle East, others the Paris of the Middle East. Well, for me, Lebanon is just Lebanon. I […]

REPORT: Lebanon ranks 16 out of 22 as best Arab State for Women

a�?According to a Thomson Reuteurs poll for best Arab state for women, Lebanon ranked 16 out 22. The surprise is that the low ranking was due to legislation which is not favorable towards women in Lebanon.a�? A�If we recap the last few years, we realize how much we are stuck in our place. What happened […]

باميلا شرابيه: ما لا يقتلك يجعلك أقوى

My interview (El Nashra Finance) about Red Lips High Heels and Women’s Rights.  Excerpts:  – هل واجهت صعوبات خلال مسيرتك المهنية؟   واجهت الكراهية نحو النساء، الضمنية والواضحة، اضافة الى التمييز على أساس الجنس، وليس فقط كناشطة، ولكن أيضا باعتباري أكاديمية في المجال الديني والذي يعتبر، في بلدنا، ومنطقة الشرق الأوسط،  حكرا على “رجال” الدين. […]