Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World at LAU (IWSAW)
Dr. Lina Abirafeh, director of IWSAW, speaks about the institute’s research, development projects, activities and academic programs.
Established in 1973, the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World is committed to pioneering academic research on women in the Arab world. The institute also seeks to empower women through development programs and education and to serve as a catalyst for policy change regarding women’s rights in the region.
Mesh Basita مش بسيطة
The KIP Project’s campaign #Mesh_Basita #مش_بسيطة stands for the idea that sexual harassment is not okay, that it should not be normalized, and that there should be legislative reform around these issues in Lebanon.
Check out our full video for the campaign, which is held in partnership with the Office of the Minister of State for Women’s Affairs, WAMLebanon. Join us in sharing your own photos, videos, and text highlighting that sexual harassment is not okay using the hashtags until August 15, 2017.
“Only yesterday, women were being told what to do and who to be. Today, here we are celebrating women’s independence and individuality,” says Hala Ajam about her latest campaign titled #CelebratingArabWomen