Talking Sexuality and Rights in the Arab World

  • June 10, 2016

The Lebanon-based Gender and Sexuality Resource Center is producing a series of short videos that tackle concepts such as feminism, sexual rights, and gender identity—issues that are not well understood by the general public in the Arab world.

Partner: Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC)

  • June 9, 2016

GSRC brings together activists, academics, and researchers who work on issues related to gender and sexuality in the Middle East and North Africa.

Young Women from Lebanon and Poland Inspire with their Determined Activism

  • April 5, 2016

Rola Yasmine, Co-Founder of the A Project in Lebanon, shares her experiences with IWHC supporters and Leadership Council members at a luncheon on March 16th moderated by IWHC's president, Françoise Girard.

Creating Safe Spaces for Women and Trans People in Lebanon

  • May 1, 2015

Rola is a 29-year-old Lebanese feminist activist who created theAProject, an initiative to address sexuality and gender in Lebanon from a sex-positive and feminist perspective. She is an Asia Safe Abortion Partnership Youth Champion, a nurse, and a researcher who has published a number of peer-reviewed papers on youth sexuality. In this Q&A…

One Struggle for Human Rights in the Muslim World

  • November 9, 2010

Today, over 40 organizations will stage bold actions in 12 countries to promote human rights as part of “One Day, One Struggle,” an international campaign organized by the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR).   In its second year, the campaign is designed to raise awareness of how human rights—including…