Rise! Rights & Revolution

This drawing can be found on the walls of Beirut’s Downtown where protesters have been gathering since the beginning of the Lebanese revolution on October 17th 2019.

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The Sadalsuud Foundation of Beirut; Girl’s Education, Bread, Women’s Empowerment, Soup, & Community Healing

A school for girls. A bakery employing and empowering women. A soup kitchen in the wake of the Beirut explosion.  Brant Stewart is the founder of the Sadalsuud Foundation, a mission that has taken on new life in each of its iterations. In 2017, the organization began as a girls school in Tripoli for literacy … Continue reading “The Sadalsuud Foundation of Beirut; Girl’s Education, Bread, Women’s Empowerment, Soup, & Community Healing”

Seeking Funding for Women & the Arab Region

by Lina AbiRafeh; originally published in AP News. In preparation for the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Arab Institute for Women (AiW) in 2023, the Institute welcomes partners, supporters, and sponsors who desire to scale a strong regional voice for Arab women. The Institute is a legend, a pioneer, and the force for our feminist future. The AiW at … Continue reading “Seeking Funding for Women & the Arab Region”

Making Spaces with the Sisterhood Salon – Feminist Poetry in Lockdown

When reading on your phone, flip the screen to horizontal to appreciate the poem in its original format. The Sisterhood Salon hosted a writing workshop in collaboration with Feminist Spaces (UK) and Yalla Feminists (US & Lebanon). This was specifically for feminists in lockdown. We welcomed women and non-binary individuals to a guided poetry session … Continue reading “Making Spaces with the Sisterhood Salon – Feminist Poetry in Lockdown”


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